News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition

Description
Come along and say hello to representatives from the Health Services Management Centre who will be attending the NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition, 5 – 7 June 2013. The conference is being held at the Liverpool ACC and HSMC have a stand (H58) all week in the exhibition hall.
Date:
09/05/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

IASS Academics Showcase New Approaches to Using Social Media for Research, Teaching and Learning

Description
Around 40 participants from different universities and practical settings who are involved in teaching, research or directly managing degree programmes in social work and social policy, attended an event hosted by IASS academics, to provide them with an opportunity to find out more about the role social media can play in enhancing the student and tutor experiences.
Date:
24/04/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Award-winning Graduate Management Scheme

Description
HSMC's Graduate Management Scheme wins prestigious awards.
Date:
12/04/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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