Leading global migration and mobility research
from the University of Sheffield

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Who Are We?

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

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.

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November 4, 2019 in Blog, Projects

MIGREC project successfully kicks off

Dr Majella Kilkey, Professor Louise Ryan and Dr Aneta Piekut attended the MIGREC - Migration, Integration and Governance Research Centre – kick-off meeting in Belgrade on 21-22 October 2019. Funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme,…
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September 24, 2019 in Blog, Projects

Panel discussion on migration within, to and from Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of Brexit

Members of the Migration Research Group at University of Sheffield and Centre for Migration Research at University of Warsaw organised a panel on migration and Brexit at the Polish Sociological Association conference, held in Wroclaw, Poland, in Sept 2019. Chaired…
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August 7, 2019 in Blog

MRG student members arrange cross-faculty postgraduate and early career researcher workshop on Migration and Mobility

A group of PG and ECR members of MRG - Hannah Fletcher, Harry Mawdsley, Natalie Bennett and Alex Kirby-Reynolds - have arranged a cross-faculty postgraduate and early career researcher workshop to take place on Wednesday 20th November. The event -…
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July 30, 2019 in Blog

Dr Aneta Piekut attends 8th European Survey Research Association conference

The 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association “Highlighting the contribution of survey research in the changing data environment” was held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 15th to 19th July 2019, held by the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of…
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July 29, 2019 in Blog

H2020: MRG successful in securing a three-year capacity building project with MIGREC

MRG Members have been successful in the latest H2020 WIDESPREAD Call. The Sheffield team, led by Majella Kilkey, and including Aneta Piekut, Ryan Powell, Louise Ryan and Tom Wild, will work on the MIGREC (Migration, Integration and Governance Research Centre)…
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July 26, 2019 in Blog

Worldwide Universities Network Research Development Fund: First Workshop at the University of Sheffield

Kwaku Owusu, Lillian Ohene and Mary Setrana report on the first workshop held 13-14 June 2019 at the University of Sheffield as part of the Worldwide Universities Network Research Development Fund – Migrants’ Decision Making in the Context of Shifting…
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