Monthly Archives: August 2011

Towards an understanding of integration at neighbourhood level

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer Headlined by emotive notions of a society ‘sleepwalking to segregation’, the retreat from multiculturalism has in Britain triggered policy development and debates that emphasized ethnic, religious and cultural difference at the expense of an examination … Continue reading

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A sending country perspective: Imagining Europe from the outside

By: Bastian Vollmer, Research Officer The European Union (EU) is one of the major migration destinations in the world. In recent years research on this fact has been focused predominantly on a receiving country perspective. This somewhat Eurocentric perspective examines … Continue reading

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Health and wellbeing of migrants: the ethnic density effect and other factors

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher Recent reviews of evidence on the health of migrants in the UK bring out some of the gaps in and limitations of the current research agenda in health.  These include a greater focus on some … Continue reading

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Legal but Unfair: The High Stakes of the UK Immigration Detention System

By: Stephanie Silverman, DPhil Politics and International Relations The UK immigration detention system is always attracting attention, most of it negative.  There are protests organised monthly – if not weekly – outside of detention centres and in the centre of … Continue reading

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Research impact: thinking outside the tick box

By: Bridget Anderson, Senior Research Fellow Academic researchers are under increasing pressure to demonstrate ‘impact’, and to disseminate their work in a way that makes a difference to the world outside the university. As recipients of public funding we are … Continue reading

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