News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

Birmingham has most to lose in Gove-May extremism row

Birmingham has most to lose in Gove-May extremism row
Description
Allegations of an "Islamist" plot to infiltrate and take over schools in Birmingham at the centre of Operation Trojan Horse are looking increasingly thin. But they have caused a very public row between education secretary Michael Gove and home secretary Theresa May over how to deal with extremism in schools, Dr Chris Allen writes in today's 'Conversation'.
Date:
05/06/2014
Categories:
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

Symposium: Quality, satisfaction and governance

Description
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
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