Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Making tough decisions workshop

Date
13/09/2017
Location:
Birmingham, Hagley Road, The Strathallan Hotel
Description
Led by Dr Iestyn Williams, Director of Research at the Health Services Management Centre, this session will share findings from a major NIHR-funded study of practice and experience of decommissioning in the NHS, drawing on international examples, in order to support STPs in making tough financial decisions about health and care.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

IRiS International Conference 2017

Date
14 - 15/09/2017
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
The fourth annual conference of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) will draw together academics, community-based practitioners and researchers, policy makers and doctoral researchers from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to consider various aspects of research co-production with communities.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Patient safety: new issues, ideas and innovations

Date
10/10/2017
Location:
Forum Lecture Theatre, Medical School, University of Birmingham
Description
This seminar will present the latest international thinking on new ways to understand and transform safety in clinical care. This includes studying what works in healthcare and why we have success alongside failure, encoded in a multiplicity of enquiries and reviews.
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Communication in the Multilingual City

Date
08 - 09/03/2018
Location:
Birmingham
Description
This international cross disciplinary conference is focused on the theme of communication in the city. We will create conversations which transcend disciplinary boundaries, and assist in thinking creatively about communication in metropolitan settings.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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