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

Latest news

'Just about managing' families need more help to save, says academic think-tank

Description
Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, according to the latest report from CHASM.
Date:
12 January 2017

Messaging in the Midlands - latest Working Paper from IRiS

Description
Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Messaging in the Midlands: Exploring digital literacy repertoires in a superdiverse region'.
Date:
11 January 2017

CHASM latest Briefing Paper

Description
Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM, 'An alternative to payday: Are credit unions the answer?'
Date:
09 January 2017

Simulating superdiversity

Description
All are welcome at this simulation to illustrate how the complex patterns of cultural and genetic signals might combine to define what we mean by "groups" of people is presented.
Date:
09 January 2017

Time to Nationalise Social Care

Description
The Labour government of 1945 set about tackling the five giant evils identified by Beveridge (want, ignorance, idleness, squalor and disease) through an ambitious programme of social reform. While it proved difficult from the onset to provide the nationwide, uniform, high quality services that had been envisaged (not least because of historic levels of underfunding and the austere post-war economic climate), there was at least the promise of improved social protection for all.
Date:
09 January 2017

The future of social care funding – Professor Jon Glasby speaks to BBC Breakfast

Description
Following his article in the British Medical Journal on the current funding crisis in social care, Professor Jon Glasby this morning spoke to BBC Breakfast on the same topic.
Date:
15 December 2016
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SPSW Events

Simulating Superdiversity

Date
31 January 2017 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Room 429 Muirhead Tower
Description
A simulation to illustrate how the complex patterns of cultural and genetic signals might combine to define what we mean by 'groups' of people is presented.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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