News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Lecturer recognised for exceptional work with Excellence in Teaching Award

Description
Congratulations to Dawn River, Lecturer in the Institute of Applied Social Studies in the School of Social Policy, who has received the 2014 School of Social Policy and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Date:
10/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

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

High rankings for Social Policy and Social Work

Description
Social Work and Social Policy perform well in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables for 2013-2014.
Date:
06/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

MOU signed between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government

Description
The University of Birmingham has recently signed a 'Memorandum of Understanding' between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government. The MOU sets out ways in which the University and Seoul MG will work together over the next three years.
Date:
22/05/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition

Description
Come along and say hello to representatives from the Health Services Management Centre who will be attending the NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition, 5 – 7 June 2013. The conference is being held at the Liverpool ACC and HSMC have a stand (H58) all week in the exhibition hall.
Date:
09/05/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

IASS Academics Showcase New Approaches to Using Social Media for Research, Teaching and Learning

Description
Around 40 participants from different universities and practical settings who are involved in teaching, research or directly managing degree programmes in social work and social policy, attended an event hosted by IASS academics, to provide them with an opportunity to find out more about the role social media can play in enhancing the student and tutor experiences.
Date:
24/04/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Award-winning Graduate Management Scheme

Description
HSMC's Graduate Management Scheme wins prestigious awards.
Date:
12/04/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

PSA Employability event

Description
IASS academic Dawn River contributes to the Public Services Academy (PSA) employability event.
Date:
08/02/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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