Migration research database

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What is the migration research database?

The migration research database is a searchable online database outlining research about refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants who have arrived in the Yorkshire and Humber region since 1999. The database provides summaries of featured research including aims, methodology, key issues, conclusions and recommendations.

Click here to search the migration research database

What's the database for?

We wanted to produce a comprehensive, central, easy-to-use source of information on migration research in the Yorkshire and Humber region. We hope that this database will assist you with:

  • doing evidence based policy work
  • sharing information
  • disseminating research findings
  • avoiding duplication of research
  • sharing good practice.

What's in the database?

The database contains summaries of individual pieces of research. Our intention is that you can use these summaries to help you identify relevant pieces of research to look at yourself. You can find links to recently uploaded summaries below.

A bridge to life in the UK: refugee-led community organizations and their role in integration (Dick Williams, 2018)

Steps to Settlement for Refugees: A Case Study (John Callaghan, Tesfalem Yemane, Mike Baynham, 2019)

Communities Up Close: Neighbourhood Change and Migration in Yorkshire and Humber (Lucy Mort and Marley Morris, 2020)

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Structural Vulnerabilities, Resilience and Migrant Communities-led responses to COVID-19 in West Yorkshire (Laura Loyola-Hernandez, Peninah Wangari-Jones, Tesfalem Yemane, Rachel Humphris and Sharon Anyiam, 2021)

The impact of housing on refugees: an evidence synthesis (Philip Brown, Santokh Gill and Jamie P. Halsall, 2022)

Integration Area Programme: Community Conversations Evaluation (IFF Research, 2022)

Further information

The database content is copyright © Migration Yorkshire: if you'd like to reproduce any of the information contained in the database, please contact us first.  

Migration Yorkshire commissioned the first version of the database in 2009, which built on Refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Yorkshire and Humber, 1999-2008. In 2015, it was updated as part of our Integration up North project in 2015 (funded by the Big Lottery Fund) and more recently under Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber (part-funded by AMIF).

If you'd like to know more, or if you can suggest ways for us to improve the database, please contact us using the details towards the top of this page, on the right hand side of your screen. 

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Contact us about research

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