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New report published on the prevalance of neurodisability in young people who offend

Description
A new report from the Children's Commissioner entitled 'Nobody made the connection: The prevalence of neurodisability in young people who offend' is based on a review of published evidence conducted by the University of Birmingham and University of Exeter.
Date:
Friday 19th October 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC and IASS participatory research study showcased in new national guidance

Description
A new national guide on supporting diverse and inclusive public involvement in research, features a participatory research study carried out by colleagues from across HSMC and IASS as an example of good practice.
Date:
Wednesday 20th June 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

U21 Social Entrepreneur Corps programme Guatamala

Description
A second year undergraduate Social Policy student has secured a place to attend the Universitas 21 Social Entrepreneur Corps project in Guatamala this summer.
Date:
Wednesday 29th February 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'

Description
IASS to run a Masterclass for six form students exploring what it is like to work with service users and carers in a social work or social care setting. Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'.
Date:
Monday 6th February 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences

Evaluation of Shelter Children's Services is published

Description
Researchers at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, carried out an independent evaluation of the 'Keys to the Future' Evaluation of Shelter's Children's Services. The final evaluation report and executive summary have now been published.
Date:
Wednesday 1st February 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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