News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Distinguished Speaker Series Guest Lecture: Professor Steven Vertovec

Description
Professor Steven Vertovec, Director of the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Gottingen and Honorary Joint Professor of Sociology and Ethnology, University of Gottingen, will deliver a guest lecture on 'Diversification and 'diversity': configurations, representations and encounters' and will explore his ideas around 'super-diversity'.
Date:
24/07/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

'Your Money and Your Life' module graduate

Description
CHASM ran a new module for final-year undergraduates in social policy, 'Your Money and Your Life: from welfare state to personal finance'. A total of 25 students took the module, giving it an average satisfaction rating of 4.7 out of 5.
Date:
16/07/2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Enhancing the student experience: QuestionTime@ IASS

Description
QuestionTime@ IASS will be a key event for returning social policy and social work students, based on the BBC1 televisition programme, Question Time.
Date:
05/07/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Clinical Leadership Fellowships

Description
Applications invited for PG certificate programme for the national Clinical Leadership Fellowship following success of last year's programme.
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Awards for the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme

Description
HSMC's NHS graduate management training scheme has been recognised as the country's most popular in two well renowned national awards.
Date:
01/05/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

New Health and Wellbeing Boards must focus on outcomes not structural changes

Description
New Health and Wellbeing Boards proposed as a key part of the Coalition's reform package for the NHS must focus on patient outcomes rather than developing unnecessary processes and structures according to a new policy paper from the University of Birmingham's leading health research unit the Health Services Management Centre
Date:
13/03/2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching

New Migration and Social Policy programme

Description
Does your work involve issues to do with Migration? Enhance your career prospects by registering for our New Migration and Social Policy programme.
Date:
07/03/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

U21 Social Entrepreneur Corps programme Guatamala

Description
A second year undergraduate Social Policy student has secured a place to attend the Universitas 21 Social Entrepreneur Corps project in Guatamala this summer.
Date:
29/02/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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