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: Making work pay: the role of workplace financial wellbeing services in the UK

Date
08/03/2017
Location:
4th Floor Muirhead Tower, Room 415
Description
Among the many proposals being advocated for tackling the problems of household indebtedness, low savings and financial exclusion in the UK are calls for an expansion of employer provision of 'financial wellbeing services'.This seminar opens up the debate on this development, recent government responses and their social policy implications.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HCRN Seminar: Controlling homeless people? Power, interventionism and legitimacy

Date
13/03/2017
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
This seminar will engage with intense and longstanding debates regarding the legitimacy of interventions which seek behavioural change on the part of street homeless people.
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

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
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