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Jenny Phillimore is director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity and professor of migration and superdiversity at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has researched widely in the fields of migration and superdiversity. Over the past decade she has managed teams of researchers focusing on access to health, education, employment, training, and housing integration with a particular focus on integration and organizational change in the UK and EU.

Phillimore is a fellow of the RSA and of the Academy of the Social Sciences. She has advised local, regional, national and European Government. She currently leads the ESRC/Norface funded UPWEB project which is developing a new concept of welfare bricolage to explore how residents in superdiverse areas address health concerns.

Last Updated: July 9, 2017