Leading global migration and mobility research
from the University of Sheffield

Who We Are

Who Are We?

An interdisciplinary network of scholars conducting world-leading research on global migration and mobility.

Sheffield Migration Research Group is part of IMISCOE – a network of 55 member institutions and over 1,000 scholars working in the area of migration and integration across Europe.

Our approach is informed by a broad understanding of migration encompassing motives for migration, effects on sending and destination countries, as well as the broad range of impacts (legal, social, economic and political) and experiences of migration in various geographical regions.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Sheffield MRG, or would like to find out more about how this platform can be used to showcase a diverse range of migration research activities, we would love to hear from you (see Contacts page for further details).

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June 22, 2021 in Blog, Events

‘If you want to go far, go together’: Doing inclusive research

  Over the course of academic year 2020/21, we’ve transformed Sheffield MRG seminars, into a series of online events that have enabled us to continue to share migration research taking place across the University of Sheffield and beyond. The finale…
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February 5, 2021 in Blog, Events

MRG Semester 2: seminar series

Migration Research Group Seminar Series 2020/21 Semester 2 Thursdays 12.00-13.15 Seminars will be held online via Blackboard Collaborate and are open to all. Information will be circulated closer to each event. A full audio recording of each seminar will be…
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February 3, 2021 in Blog, Events

PhD opportunity – Understanding risks to care workers’ wellbeing: an analysis of applications to The Care Workers’

The Department of Sociological Studies and CIRCLE at the University of Sheffield are pleased to offer a PhD studentship funded by a White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Collaborative Award.  The project partner is The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC). CWC has a longstanding relationship with CIRCLE, which is…
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January 26, 2021 in Blog, Events

MRG Newsletter 2021 update

Dear MRG members, We hope everyone is well. We are writing to share our plans for the upcoming semester and introduce some new opportunities to connect with MRG members, following the ideas shared during the recent ‘Welcome event’ (10-12-20). Last…
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December 9, 2020 in Blog, Events

Transnational care: Families confronting borders, Special Issue of the Journal of Family Research

Merla L., Kilkey M. & Baldassar L. (2020) Transnational care: Families confronting borders, Special Issue of the Journal of Family Research, Volume 32, Issue 3. https://ubp.uni-bamberg.de/jfr/index.php/jfr/issue/view/47 DOI: https://doi.org/10.20377/jfr-2020-32-3 MRG Co-Director, Professor Majella Kilkey, co-edits Special Issue on Transnational care: Families…
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October 12, 2020 in Blog, Events, Publication

‘Confronting the Progressive Dilemma, Rethinking Inclusive Solidarity’

MIGREC team member, Biljana Đorđević, had a successful online presentation titled “Confronting the Progressive Dilemma, Rethinking Inclusive Solidarity” on 27/8/2020, at the 14th ECPR Virtual General Conference that took place online between 24-28 August 2020 (#ecprvgc20). ECPR (The European Consortium…
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