Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

CHASM Seminar: distributional balance sheets of South African households

Date
20/04/2017
Location:
Birmingham Business School, University House - Room 105
Description
This seminar will provide details of a number of recent projects undertaken by the UNISA Research Group. In particular it will include interim results of a project, undertaken in conjunction with the World Bank, aiming at getting an understanding of the distributional household balance sheet dynamics of South Africa and the linkages between such balance sheet outcomes and human capabilities.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

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

Unpacking superdiversity: New directions in diversity research

Date
25/05/2017
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
The purpose of this symposium is to provide the opportunity to develop experience presenting research and researchers from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply, and theoretical as well as empirical papers are welcomed.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Embedding experience co-design and co-production in primary care for mental health systems reform – the CORE study

Date
12/06/2017
Location:
Courtyard Room, Park House, HSMC (Park House), University of Birmigham
Description
This presentation shares some of the translational lessons for embedding experience based co-design and co-production approaches in the mental health system.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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