£182,638; Big Lottery Fund Community Research Fund; partnership project with the Refugee Council
Therese O'Toole (Lead Researcher and co-applicant); Anja Rudiger (co-applicant and Refugee Council lead); Gaby Atfield (Researcher, FT); Kavita Brahmbhatt (Researcher, FT); Hameed Hakimi (Researcher, PT); Nada Sahinagic,(Researcher PT); Ata Salih (Researcher PT); Hadi Tavasoly (Researcher PT).
A two-year qualitative study of Refugees’ Experiences of Integration, carried out in partnership by the Refugee Council and the University of Birmingham. The aim of the study was to explore the social aspects of refugees’ integration, particularly in relation to how these were experienced in two different localities and across different groups of refugees.
The study was based on 116 semi-structured qualitative interviews with refugees in Haringey and Dudley, conducted by a team of academic, practitioner and refugee researchers.