Events in the School of Social Policy

Keep up-to-date with the latest events from across the School of Social Policy. 

Forthcoming events

New models of out of hospital care: learning from New Zealand

Date
02/05/2017
Location:
HSMC (Park House), University of Birmigham
Description
HSMC and the Strategy Unit have arranged a one-day international masterclass to share learning from New Zealand's primary care networks.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Developing the primary health care home: insights from New Zealand

Date
02/05/2017
Location:
Forum Lecture Theatre, Medical School, University of Birmigham
Description
This seminar will provide an unique opportunity to learn directly from the experiences of the Midland Health Network in New Zealand which has been at the leading edge of work to implement the Health Care Home model in Australasia.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Cybernetic mysticism: 'Black Mirror' divination and memetic magic

Date
03/05/2017
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Inspired partly by the Black Mirror TV show as well as the link between magic and mysticism and the language used to describe digital technology, this talk seeks to reveal different contexts in which 'dark magic' is presumed in the everyday apprehension of online activity.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

The reality of assessment planning and writing in adult social care

Date
17/05/2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower Room 417
Description
Practising social worker Shereese Cooper will speak about the realities and skills involved in care act assessments by looking at the assessment process from prior to meeting with a service user, until the completion of the case.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HCRN Seminar: Creating a Circular Economy in Housing

Date
22/05/2017
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Creating a circular economy (CE) within the built environment is one of today's big societal challenges. Professor Vincent Gruis explores the challenges in creating housing that is not only energy efficient, but resource efficient, leading to the next step in creating a sustainable housing provision.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Responsible lending – insights from Australia

Date
23/05/2017
Location:
Birmingham
Description
Two leading experts on responsible lending from Australia will be visiting the UK to share lessons on how the for-profit and not-for-profit financial services sectors can improve levels of responsibility in relation to lending.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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