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Welcome to the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, which is based in the School of Social Policy. The Department has developed a reputation for delivering high quality teaching and learning, which enables students to develop into reflective and research-informed professionals.
Posted 08 May 2017
The College of Social Sciences were delighted to welcome over 60 guests to the inaugural lecture of Professor Jerry Tew, Professor of Mental Health and Social Work. Taking place on Wednesday 3 May, the talk discussed the current disease model used in mental health treatment, and a shift to a more context-based approach.
Posted 26 April 2017
Dr Chris Allen discusses the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that two Muslim women, one in Belgium, the other in France, who were dismissed by their employers for wearing headscarves did not suffer direct discrimination.
Posted 10 April 2017
On 29 March IRiS academic Dr Nando Sigona spoke about the plight of undocumented migrants in Europe at an event organised by Green MEPs in the European Parliament in Brussels.
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