8 February 2013 – What do highly skilled French migrants in London teach us about European talent migration?

On Friday 8 February, Dr Jon Mulholland and Prof Louise Ryan will be presenting their ESRC-funded research findings as part of the prestigious Compas Breakfast Briefings series (organised by Oxford University). At the Breakfast Briefing series COMPAS seeks to make available and discuss topical, cutting edge research on migration and migration related issues. Venue:    Institute […]

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30 January – Migrant and BME organisations in the UK: navigating the perfect storm; Alessio D’ Angelo

Wed 30th January (1-2.30pm) Committee Room 1, Town Hall Building Migrant and Ethnic community organisations are widely recognised as fundamental means of support and integration, particularly for newly arrived migrants and ethnically excluded minorities. As well as providing direct support with tailored services, they act as advocates, increase civic engagement and reduce social isolation. These […]

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16th January – Families and Schools Together (FAST): lessons, challenges and prospects; Professor Lynn McDonald

Wed 16th January (1-2.30 pm) Committee Room 1, Town Hall Building FAST (Families and Schools Together) applies ten social science theories into a multi-family group intervention to improve child well-being especially in disadvantaged communities. The average graduation rate per group at a school is now 20 families. In the UK, since 2010 adaptations of FAST […]

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