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European Toolkit for Schools

The European Toolkit for Schools is now online! It gives access to measures and resources from many EU countries to support effective and high quality education. The toolkit follows 2 years of work of the European Commission Working Group on … Continue reading

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New ESRC grant for project on mediterranean migration

“EVI-MED – Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations”. Our new ESRC-funded research project is led by Prof. Brad Blitz, and includes Prof. Eleonore Kofman, Dr. Alessio D’Angelo, Dr. Nicola Montagna and Martin Baldwin-Edwards. We will be working in … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing in the NHS: new research project

I am currently working with professor David Lewis on a ground-breaking project on Whistleblowing in the NHS. Find out more here: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/news/2014/08/middlesex-professor-takes-lead-in-groundbreaking-nhs-research

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New and Emerging Communities in Hounslow

The Social Policy Research Centre at Middlesex University is currently working with Hounslow Borough Council to map the characteristics, needs and current use of services of 6 communities identified by the council as ‘newest and emerging’. These include: Afghan, Burmese, … Continue reading

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Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU (RESL.eu)

Together with Louise Ryan, I will be leading the UK-team of a 5-year, EU-wide research on early school leavers. The RESL.eu project aims to identify the factors which affect young people leaving school early and to identify successful approaches to … Continue reading

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An evaluation of Paiwand education services

The Impacts, Challenges and Sustainability Issues of Supplementary Education in London. An evaluation of Paiwand education services Research Team: Prof Louise Ryan, Alessio D’Angelo, Magdolna Lorinc The research project aims to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of the education services … Continue reading

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Local Authorities and Social Enterprise

Middlesex University’s Social Policy Research Centre is conducting research about local authorities in England and Wales and their level of support for social and community enterprise. As part of this we are undertaking an e-mail based survey which we would … Continue reading

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Welfare needs of Turkish and Kurdish Communities

Between Spring and Summer 2012 I will be coordinating this community-based research project on the welfare and advice needs of Turkish and Kurdish communities in London – with a particular focus on the North London area. The project is a … Continue reading

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KTP with Social Firms UK

From Autumn 2011 I will be supervising a KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) project with Social Firms UK . The project aims to boost the development of social firms – companies which create sustainable employment for people who might otherwise struggle to find … Continue reading

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KurdishLondon – a website to map Kurdish organisations

KurdishLondon.org.uk is my new website aiming to map Kurdish Community Organisations and any other place which is relevant to Kurdish people in London. This is an experiment in participatory mapping: visitors are invited to contribute by adding information about places they … Continue reading

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