News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.


News

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

Description
This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Square pegs and round holes: Forming a resident management company at Ashfields

Description
New research by David Mullins and Jon Stevens for the Housing and Communities Research Group provides an inspiring example of how retirement housing providers can adapt to the aspirations of a new generation of consumers.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why the happiest volunteers are those over the age of 40

Description
Many of us have volunteered at some point in our lives with people from all ages and walks of life engaging in voluntary activities. But who does it benefit the most?
Date:
15/08/2016

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

Description
The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Work at Birmingham tops Russell Group in the NSS 2016

Description
Social Work at the University of Birmingham has had an impressive set of results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2016). We are ranked 1st in the Russell Group, outperforming a number of prestigious institutions, with a 97% student satisfaction rate.
Date:
10/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Honour for Social Work Associate

Description
We were delighted over the summer to learn that Mr Christian Raphael, who has been working with us on our qualifying social work programmes for the past 5 years, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Date:
08/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

Description
IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Preparing for the Impact of Brexit on the NHS: Challenges in Funding, Recruitment and Research

Description
HSMC's Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at an event organised by the Public Policy Exchange.
Date:
04/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences
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