Generating new knowledge about society and transforming this in ways that improve wellbeing, is central to all work in this research-led College of Social Sciences. Striving to champion new policies and practices, generate considerable investment and maintain relevance to the current world.
News from Business School
- There is a long history of companies misstating their financial position and performance, and on Monday Tesco plc became the latest with its announcement that it had overstated its half-year profit forecast by £250 million. This revelation, arising from information provided by an internal whistle-blower, resulted in an 11 per cent reduction in the supermarket giant's share price, putting the share value at an 11-year low. How can an error this large have occurred?
News from School of Social Policy
- All are welcome at the new programme of Housing and Communities Research Network seminars which begins on Monday 29 September with a thought provoking look at Community Land Trusts in the US and UK from Stephen Hill, a leading activist involved in East London CLT and in the Co-Housing movement.
News from School of Education
- Members of the Centre for Research in Race & Education to present research findings at the annual meeting of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) in London.
News from School of Government and Society
- Written by Catherine Staite. Barry Quirk's excellent article in the Local Government Chronicle highlighted the often overlooked role of local government as the guardian of pubic ethics.
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