News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

NHS Management Training Scheme named as top 10 graduate employer

Description
The NHS graduate management training scheme, jointly awarded by the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) and Manchester Business School (MBS), has once again been recognised as one of the country's most popular graduate training schemes, appearing in the top ten of the latest issue of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers.
Date:
20/01/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

What service integration looks like from Melbourne

What service integration looks like from Melbourne
Description
One student's experience of travelling from the University of Melbourne to undertake a five-day intensive public management subject as part of her master's degree. Over the course of the week, she felt incredibly fortunate to hear from an amazing array of guest speakers from the Health Services Management Centre and the Institute of Local Government Studies at the University of Birmingham, as well as Birmingham City Council.
Date:
08/01/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

Description
The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
10/09/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

IASS academic responds to bomb at Tipton mosque

Description
In the wake of the explosion of a nail bomb at a mosque in Tipton in the West Midlands and drawing upon his research into Islamophobia in the Black Country region IASS's Chris Allen has been in demand by the media.
Date:
16/07/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

PhD opportunity: The Governance of Migration: Policy-making in an age of superdiversity

Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to study for a PhD with joint supervision from the School of Government and Society and the new Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)..
Date:
05/07/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

Birmingham delegation visit Seoul

Description
Institute of Applied Social Studies academics visit Seoul in South Korea, bringing together alumni from the Policy into Practice programme, PhD graduates and visiting scholars who had spent time at Birmingham since 2000.
Date:
28/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

A day in the life of a hospice social worker

Description
Birmingham social work student, Alka Chawla, has recently been featured in an article for St Mary's Hospice, after completing a placement there as part of her social work training.
Date:
27/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Changing the learning landscape

Description
Hear what participants thought of a recent workshop on social media in social work and social policy, run by academics Chris Allen and Tarsem Singh Cooner.
Date:
21/06/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students
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