News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Men, masculinity and mental health: Changing the discourse

Description
In Men's Health Week (June 9th- 15th) the Men's Health Forum are spearheading the campaign to improve men's wellbeing with a focus on work, stress and unemployment including interventions within the workplace.
Date:
11/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The revolving door turns once more

The revolving door turns once more
Description
In our latest Viewpoint Piece HSMC's Mark Exworthy looks at the debate surrounding national and local approaches to running the English health system.
Date:
09/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC Professors co-author new book on health reform

Description
Professors Russell Mannion and Martin Powell have co-authored, with colleagues from Durham University, a new book on health reform: Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?, Policy Press.
Date:
09/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Operation Trojan Horse: Examining the 'Islamic takeover' of Birmingham schools

Operation Trojan Horse: Examining the 'Islamic takeover' of Birmingham schools
Description
It is believed that at least 25 schools in Birmingham are now being investigated in response to allegations of what the media and city council are routinely describing as "takeover" bids by "hardline Muslims". IASS's Chris Allen comments on 'Operation Trojan Horse'.
Date:
03/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite gives seminar on findings of Care Track Australia at HSMC

Description
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at the University of New South Wales, Sydney and Honorary Professor at HSMC gave a seminar entitled - CareTrack Australia: the levels of appropriate care in Australia and the European and UK implications.
Date:
03/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS research video: Dr Ricky Joseph

Description
In the latest addition to the IRiS research videos, Dr Ricky Joseph talks about the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) and how this research fits in with the work on the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS).
Date:
02/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

Description
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
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