News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

IASS academic responds to bomb at Tipton mosque

Description
In the wake of the explosion of a nail bomb at a mosque in Tipton in the West Midlands and drawing upon his research into Islamophobia in the Black Country region IASS's Chris Allen has been in demand by the media.
Date:
16/07/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

PhD opportunity: The Governance of Migration: Policy-making in an age of superdiversity

Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to study for a PhD with joint supervision from the School of Government and Society and the new Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)..
Date:
05/07/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

Birmingham delegation visit Seoul

Description
Institute of Applied Social Studies academics visit Seoul in South Korea, bringing together alumni from the Policy into Practice programme, PhD graduates and visiting scholars who had spent time at Birmingham since 2000.
Date:
28/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

A day in the life of a hospice social worker

Description
Birmingham social work student, Alka Chawla, has recently been featured in an article for St Mary's Hospice, after completing a placement there as part of her social work training.
Date:
27/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Changing the learning landscape

Description
Hear what participants thought of a recent workshop on social media in social work and social policy, run by academics Chris Allen and Tarsem Singh Cooner.
Date:
21/06/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

High rankings for Social Policy and Social Work

Description
Social Work and Social Policy perform well in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables for 2013-2014.
Date:
06/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Community Day: Survivor Performance Arts and Exhibition

Description
The Social Work Department at the Institute of Applied Social Studies will be hosting a 'Survivor Performance Arts and Exhibition' at Community Day on 9 June.
Date:
28/05/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

MOU signed between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government

Description
The University of Birmingham has recently signed a 'Memorandum of Understanding' between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government. The MOU sets out ways in which the University and Seoul MG will work together over the next three years.
Date:
22/05/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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