News and events

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

Latest news

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

Description
This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.
Date:
22 August 2016

Square pegs and round holes: Forming a resident management company at Ashfields

Description
New research by David Mullins and Jon Stevens for the Housing and Communities Research Group provides an inspiring example of how retirement housing providers can adapt to the aspirations of a new generation of consumers.
Date:
22 August 2016

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

Description
The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10 August 2016

Honour for Social Work Associate

Description
We were delighted over the summer to learn that Mr Christian Raphael, who has been working with us on our qualifying social work programmes for the past 5 years, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Date:
08 August 2016

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

Description
IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08 August 2016

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

Description
Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.
Date:
26 July 2016
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SPSW Events

Public service markets don't work and they can't: Insights from the voluntary sector

Date
13 September 2016 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
TSRC and the Family Potential Research Centre would like to invite you to a seminar with Kathy Evans from Children England entitled 'Public service markets don't work and they can't: Insights from the voluntary sector'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education: 1st international conference

Date
15 (00:00) - 16 September 2016 (00:00)
Location:
Nicholson Building, University of Birmingham', Winterbourne House
Description
The LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education Network, are holding the first international conference on what it means to be LGBTQ inclusive in further and higher education.
Categories:
International, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

CHASM Seminar : Peer Learning and Games in Financial Education - Evidence from lower secondary schools in Finland

Date
26 October 2016 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
TBC
Description
CHASM Seminar, 'Peer Learning and Games in Financial Education: Evidence from Lower Secondary Schools in Finland', Dr Panu Kalmi, Professor of Economics, University of Vaasa, Finland.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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