Typologies and logics of welfare bricolage in Portugal and Lisbon: case studies from the UPWEB project

The Welfare Bricolage project (UPWEB), led by IRiS Director, Professor Jenny Phillimore, and is a four year research project seeking to fill gaps in knowledge around the health seeking behaviours of residents in superdiverse neighbourhoods. Understanding how people put together their own healthcare and the drivers behind their healthcare choices will enable future healthcare provision…

Health Histories: New migrant experiences of primary healthcare

With growing media and public focus on two distinct areas of public policy; migration and healthcare, do we understand the interrelation between them? A recent IRiS project, led by Dr Antje Lindenmeyer examined the health histories of migrants in Birmingham, helping to uncover key insights into their health seeking behaviours and the impact this has…

Join UPWEB, new NORFACE project on changing welfare landscapes in the EU

Please find below details of 3 Research Fellow vacancies to work on the project ‘Understanding the Practice and Developing the Concept of Welfare-Bricolage (UPWEB)’ which is part of the NORFACE-Research-Network ‘The Future of Welfare States’ and connects researchers in Great Britain, Sweden, Portugal and Germany. The project will reconceptualise welfare theory by mapping how residents…