News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

Description
Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM Intern Programme

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) are this year supporting four paid internships, allowing them to offer research experience to new researchers, whilst also supporting CHASM members in their research activities.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Mental Health Awareness Week

Description
Paul Burstow, recently appointed Professor of Mental Health Policy for the School of Social Policy has written a Viewpoint piece to publicise Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 16th -22nd May and focuses on the themes of relationships.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The importance of relationships: Winning the battle against stigma, savings lives, changing minds

The importance of relationships: Winning the battle against stigma, savings lives, changing minds
Description
Good relationships are essential to good mental health. Strong and supportive relationships can help to protect people's health against the damage that the social determinates of ill health – poverty and social disadvantage – can inflict.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM policy impact in the UK

Description
CHASM members, Andy Lymer, Peter Davies and Lee Gregory, are having an impact on policy development in the UK.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM policy impact in Europe

Description
CHASM members are having a wider impact on policy development in Europe.
Date:
11/05/2016

The NHS hospital 'weekend effect' - fact or fiction?

Description
The Department of Health has appeared to attribute the fact that people are more likely to die if admitted to hospital at a weekend to what they consider to be insufficient numbers of senior doctors working on Saturdays and Sundays.
Date:
11/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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