On behalf of CHR, Professor Joe Doherty attended the Ninth European Observatory on Homelessness conference (“Homelessness in time of crisis”) held at the University of Warsaw (September 2014).
An interview with David McCollum (CHR) is due to be shown on BBC1 Scotland, 11:30am on Sunday 31st August on the Sunday Politics program.
The Centre for Housing Research is seeking to appoint a Qualitative Research Assistant (fixed-term 18 months) to work on projects on housing and home. The closing date for this post is the 30th September, with interviews to be held on 7th November.
Drs Kim McKee and Tom Moore have published a second briefing paper from their recent ESRC funded seminar series: The Big Society, Localism and Housing Policy. It explores the possibilities, opportunities and challenges localism offers to community-based and non-profit housing in the UK.
Albert Sabater (CHR) and Nissa Finney (University of Manchester) have contributed to the book entitled Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes.
Dr Kim McKee was featured in the University library’s recent blog to celebrate reaching 4000 open access hits.
Kim has the highest Open Access Ratio in the University, and the fourth most downloaded paper of all the Open Access publications in PURE in the past year.
Dr Kim McKee, Centre for Housing Research, has been invited to deliver a workshop on the theme 'Never Give up on a Good Thing' at the Employer’s in Voluntary Housing annual conference, which will be held in Crieff Hydro 3-5th October.
Adriana Soaita presented her research findings at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology held in Yokohama, 13-19 July and at ENHR International Conference held in Edinburgh, 1-4 July 2014.
CHR PhD student Ciaran McDonald has recently returned from a 3 month Internship with the Scottish Government. He joined the Scottish Government’s Creativity Team in April on a placement which focused on the concept of ‘design thinking’ and its applications in areas of government policy.
Drs Kim McKee and Tom Moore have published the first briefing paper from their recent ESRC funded seminar series The Big Society, Localism and Housing Policy. Drawing on presentations from the seminar series, it outlines the connections between the Big Society agenda and recent welfare reform.
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