News and events

Latest news and events from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.

Latest news

University of Birmingham Social Work programme represented at Social Worker of the Year Awards

Description
Jamie McEwan (MA Social Work, 2013) won Gold for 'Newly Qualified Adult Social Worker of the Year', while Annabelle Stock (MA Social Work, 2016) took home Silver as runner-up for 'Student Social Worker of the Year', at a ceremony in London on Friday 25 November.
Date:
01 December 2016

LifeSavers

Description
LifeSavers is a joint initiative by the Church of England and Young Enterprise. It seeks to establish schools savings clubs in primary schools across the UK in conjunction with a financial education curriculum.
Date:
29 November 2016

Re-building social democracy

Date:
29 November 2016

Birmingham Heroes: Migration and Displacement

Description
The University of Birmingham is at the forefront of research into migration and displacement. The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is the first institute in the UK and one of the first globally, to focus on migration, displacement and superdiversity.
Date:
29 November 2016

Hard choices for English Housing Associations: What do recent Delphi surveys tell us?

Description
An article by David Mullins and Tricia Jones in Voluntary Sector Review is now available FREE by the publishers to celebrate the ARNOVA Conference, 13-24 November 2016.
Date:
16 November 2016

Call for Papers for Special Issue in Housing, Theory and Society - Collaborative Housing: Conceptualising the Field

Description
Housing and Communities Research Group have announced a Call for Papers for a special issue in Housing, Theory and Society on 'Collaborative Housing: Conceptualising the Field'.
Date:
14 November 2016
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SPSW Events

Ten towns - Birmingham: Unity and diversity

Date
07 December 2016 (17:30-19:30)
Location:
Room 714/5, 7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
CommonGround are hosting a public discussion in partnership with the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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