News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Individual Service Funds

Description
HSMC hosts a successful national event exploring the potential of Individual Service Funds in health and social care.
Date:
24/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New superdiverse entrepreneurs

Description
Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Superdiverse Britain and new migrant enterprises'.
Date:
24/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of resources to support the right to be heard for people detained under the Mental Health Act

Description
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), together with the University of Central Lancashire and support from Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) , have launched a suite of resources to ensure that people detained under the Mental Health Act have access to Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services.
Date:
23/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

Description
Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Superdiverse! The challenges of a new paradigm for research and practice

Description
Susanne Wessendorf, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) to give keynote lecture at forthcoming conference in The Hague.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Unloved and sidelined: Why are social sciences neglected by politicians?

Description
Jon Glasby contributes to recent Guardian article profiling the social sciences and how they could be affected by a change of government and policy priorities.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Voices of Birmingham Bullring markets

Description
A new video has been released by the TLANG research team, entitled 'Voices of Birmingham Bullring Markets'.
Date:
11/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is social harm preventable?

Description
In a new book 'Harmful Societies: Understanding social harm', Simon Pemberton, an expert on social harm, compares rates of social harms across 31 OECD countries.
Date:
11/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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