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 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.

Posted 18 July 2016

Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'

Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), writes for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on 'Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'.

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