News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Walked lecture

Description
Few would imagine what the Birmingham Foundation Academy's Social Policy students had planned for them earlier this week. Instead of their normal lecture, the students were taken on a 'walked lecture' around the city of Birmingham.
Date:
02/11/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

QuestionTime@ IASS event

Description
Around 75 students gathered in the Business School on Thursday 27 September to take part in the 'QuestionTime@IASS' event. Based on the popular BBC1 television programme, the IASS event brought together an eight strong panel of politicians, policymakers and commentators.
Date:
03/10/2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Elite Doctoral Researcher Scholarships 2013-2014

Description
The University Graduate School is pleased to announce that it has ten Doctoral Elite Researcher Scholarships which will commence in the 2013-2014 academic year.
Date:
03/10/2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

New PG Certificate for CCG leads (in association with NHS Clinical Commissioners) being launched in January 2013

Description
Following the passage of the Health and Social Care Act, this new PG Certificate in Healthcare Commissioning is designed specifically for clinical commissioners, all those involved in new CCGs and emerging commissioning support organisations.
Date:
02/10/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

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
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