School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 

 

 

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Posted 26 July 2016

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), N´╗┐ando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.

Posted 25 July 2016

What clinicians need to know about cancer survivors' approaches to self-management

With more people surviving cancer than ever before we need to focus on how to support cancer survivors to live well post-cancer. For some cancer survivors, the chronic nature of some of the side-effects from cancer and its treatment can be debilitating and exhausting, resulting in assaults to their physical, psychological and emotional health and wellbeing.

Posted 19 July 2016

Good Housing: Better Health

Against a backdrop of the ongoing consultation on the design of the new Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, The Academic-Practitioner Partnership has published a paper to highlight the one-sided approach to housing policy.

Posted 18 July 2016

Aftershocks: Brexit, partnership and health

As a Director working in Europe but no longer living in it, my first experience of post-Brexit life was to meet a few shell shocked colleagues on the 6.50am train out of St Pancras and to be greeted with condolences at my first meetings in Brussels.

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