News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Protecting people in an integrated world

Description
The School of Social Policy's Jon Glasby has been invited to address the WithScotland 2015 conference. Speaking alongside the Scottish Minister for Public Health, Police Scotland and colleagues from Social Work Scotland, Jon explored the evidence base around what works and what doesn't work in inter-agency settings.
Date:
25/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) commends Housing and Communities/Ulster University Governance Report

Description
Speaking at the NIFHA annual conference at the in Slieve Russell Hotel in County Cavan, Cameron Watt, NIFHA Chief Executive commended research undertaken by Housing and Communities Research Group with Ulster University on housing association corporate governance.
Date:
23/11/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Here's a good idea; you should do it too - why spreading innovation is difficult

Here's a good idea; you should do it too - why spreading innovation is difficult
Description
When finances get tight, a major irony usually occurs. To make the most of scarce resources, we start to ask ourselves more searching questions about how to make sure that best practice is embedded in everyday practice (if one area can do something really well, then can't the next area?).
Date:
23/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Embedded integration and organisational change in housing providers in the UK

Description
An article by Professor Jenny Phillimore entitled 'Embedded integration and organisational change in housing providers in the UK' has been published.
Date:
18/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Outcome based commissioning: 10 lessons from practice and theory

Outcome based commissioning: 10 lessons from practice and theory
Description
As part of the move towards greater integration there has been much interest in the potential of 'outcome-based commissioning'. Outcomes, and the need to focus on these rather than inputs and activities is of course nothing new although often still elusive to achieve in practice.
Date:
17/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commissioning for outcomes

Description
Robin Miller, Senior Fellow, has being working with the Forward Carers Consortium and Birmingham City Council to understand their recent experience of developing new arrangement for the commissioning of carers services in the city.
Date:
17/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Professor Jon Glasby among new appointments for the Campaign for Social Science

Description
As it prepares to mark its fifth birthday at the start of 2016, the Campaign for Social Science has announced the appointment of seven new Board members, drawn from academics and practitioners across the social sciences.
Date:
16/11/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

What exactly is the Q....?

What exactly is the Q....?
Description
Q is an initiative, led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS England, connecting people skilled in improvement across the UK.
Date:
16/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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