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.
Dr Kim McKee, Director of the Centre for Housing Research has secured a small research grant from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland to explore the phenomenon of ‘Generation Rent’ in the Scottish context.
The Centre for Housing Research (CHR) is moving forward under the new Directorship of Drs. Kim McKee and Louise Reid. As CHR moves through its third decade, our programme of research will be organised around two strategic themes, centred on advancing our understanding of housing and home.
Tom Moore from CHR recently took part in two knowledge exchange events in order to disseminate the findings of his recent research on community land trusts. From Wednesday 28th - Friday 30th May, Tom attended a consultation event held at Windsor Castle organised by the BSHF
Albert Sabater from CHR will attend the biannual European Population Conference 2014 held in Budapest, Hungary, 25-28 June
CHR staff will attend the annual European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) conference held in Edinburgh, 1-4 July. Six papers will be presented which reflect on a wide range of housing issues
Adriana Soaita was invited to coordinate the workshop WS-02 East European Housing & Urban Policy at the ENHR International Conference to be held in Edinburgh, 1-4 July 2014.
The datasets for the 2013/14 year have been completed and published on the Client Records and Outcomes website.
Dr Adriana Soaita took part at an Idea Event Workshop that explored the theme of ‘Home not Housing: Engaging with wellbeing outcomes’.
Dr Kim McKee, University of St Andrews, introduced issue 10 of The Evidence, a practitioner focused publication produced by the Housing Quality Network (HQN). This themed issue focused on housing and antisocial behaviour.
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