News in the School of Social Policy

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

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Professor Julian Le Grand gives seminar on 'Trust, shove or nudge? Reflections on public service reforms at HSMC'

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Julian Le Grand, Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and a former Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister (2003-2005) gave a seminar entitled 'Trust, shove or nudge? Reflections on public service reform' at HSMC on 14th May.
Date:
02/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Symposium: Quality, satisfaction and governance

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Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at a conference in Oslo, Norway on "doctors´ professional satisfaction, quality of care, and the governance of health care organizations" (June 2-3, 2014).
Date:
02/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health literacy - Is our education system addressing or widening health inequalities?

Health literacy - Is our education system addressing or widening health inequalities?
Description
Hilary Brown – fellow at the Health Services Management Centre discusses the issue of health literacy in our latest Viewpoint Piece.
Date:
29/05/2014

Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond

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A new article by IRiS academic Professor Martin Stringer, entitled 'Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond' has been published by Taylor and Francis online
Date:
21/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS academic, Professor Kiran Trehan, inaugural lecture

Description
IRiS academic to give Inaugural Lecture on 'Enterprise and Diversity: Walking the Talk through Politics and Emotions to Policy Impact, on 25 June 2014.
Date:
21/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest articles from IRiS research fellow

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Two new articles by Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska, Marie Curie Research Fellow based in the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), have been published recently by SAGE.
Date:
20/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate
Description
To coincide with the publication of the latest HSMC newsletter the editors Iestyn Williams and Jenny Harlock reflect on how the NHS is coping with the challenges brought by austerity.
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Two cents worth?

Two cents worth?
Description
Fate over the last month has transpired to bring into sharper relief the issue of how the NHS (in England) has become more exposed to and influenced by international trends in health policy and management.
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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