News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Research funding secured by leading social scientists to help vulnerable women in Birmingham

Description
Under the leadership of Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of College of Social Sciences Professor Saul Becker and Co-Head of Department of Social Policy & Social Work, Dr Simon Pemberton, the School of Social Policy has recently received generous funding from the JABBS Foundation to conduct a four year research project with Anawim, a women's centre in Birmingham providing holistic support to women across the city.
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Uneasy but Vital: Partnership between general practice and adult social work

Description
Dr Robin Miller, has produced a podcast with Ockham Healthcare reflecting on the relationship between general practice and adult social work.
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Networks and Fault Lines: the role of housing associations in supporting vulnerable places and people; a way forward in the 'Participation Society'?

Description
Speaker Dr Gerard van Bortel, from Delft University of Technology is the first of our speakers in the 2016-17 Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar Series
Date:
05/09/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

Description
This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Square pegs and round holes: Forming a resident management company at Ashfields

Description
New research by David Mullins and Jon Stevens for the Housing and Communities Research Group provides an inspiring example of how retirement housing providers can adapt to the aspirations of a new generation of consumers.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

Description
The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Work at Birmingham tops Russell Group in the NSS 2016

Description
Social Work at the University of Birmingham has had an impressive set of results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2016). We are ranked 1st in the Russell Group, outperforming a number of prestigious institutions, with a 97% student satisfaction rate.
Date:
10/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Honour for Social Work Associate

Description
We were delighted over the summer to learn that Mr Christian Raphael, who has been working with us on our qualifying social work programmes for the past 5 years, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Date:
08/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences
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