News and events

News

Careers may change but we are social workers for life

Description
In a Blog written by the Chief Social Worker for Adults at the Department of Health, Lyn Romeo says that "Being a social worker involves working with complexity, taking difficult decisions and making a positive difference in challenging circumstances.
Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

Description
Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
Thursday 12th March 2015

Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists

Description
The University of Birmingham is proud to offer 25 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research.
Date:
Tuesday 18th November 2014

Funded PhD opportunities: School of Social Policy

Description
The School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, is seeking to recruit two full time doctoral research scholarships. Find out how to apply.
Date:
Monday 21st July 2014

The moral compexities of child protection: mothers, children and the state

Description
Sue White, Professor of Social Work for Children and Families, contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children

Description
Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Researchinto Superdiversity (IRiS), writes in 'The Conversation' in a recent article entitled 'Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children'.
Date:
Thursday 10th April 2014

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

Description
Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

Description
Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
Wednesday 29th January 2014

Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined

Description
Brid Featherstone, Professor of Social Care, The Open University, Sue White, Professor of Social Work, University of Birmingham, and Kate Morris, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Nottingham contribute to Blog 'Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined'
Date:
Monday 28th October 2013

Thinking again about how to protect children

Description
Professor Sue White and colleagues from the Open University and the University of Nottingham feature in an article in the Guardian Professional on how to protect our children.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd October 2013
Displaying 1 to 10 of 13
Previous 1 2 Next