News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

TSRC and NCVO receive funding to continue work on third sector evidence base

Description
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) are to create a data resource that will improve the evidence base for the voluntary sector, particularly in relation to its finances and resources over the past decade.
Date:
26/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tenant involvement could save millions says Minister, Stephen Williams

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Professor David Mullins joined over 100 leading figures from the tenants movement and social landlords in the Jubilee Room at the House of Commons recently, to launch a major new report on the business benefits of social landlords' involving their tenants in decision making and service provision.
Date:
26/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Sustaining the social and intellectual capital for mental health transformation

Sustaining the social and intellectual capital for mental health transformation
Description
Karen Newbigging reports on her amazing week, a fortnight ago, energised by the compassion, commitment and tangible developments for improving our approach to mental health.
Date:
24/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Individual Service Funds

Description
HSMC hosts a successful national event exploring the potential of Individual Service Funds in health and social care.
Date:
24/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New superdiverse entrepreneurs

Description
Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Superdiverse Britain and new migrant enterprises'.
Date:
24/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of resources to support the right to be heard for people detained under the Mental Health Act

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The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), together with the University of Central Lancashire and support from Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) , have launched a suite of resources to ensure that people detained under the Mental Health Act have access to Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services.
Date:
23/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

Description
Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Superdiverse! The challenges of a new paradigm for research and practice

Description
Susanne Wessendorf, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) to give keynote lecture at forthcoming conference in The Hague.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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