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Getting out of the shallows: finding time for academic writing

Description
Why is there so little time for writing in academia, even though it's ostensibly such an important part of academic life? Professor Catherine Needham reflects on ways to build writing back into the academic working week.
Date:
Monday 21st May 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC now partner in regional research support service

Description
HSMC is now a partner in the Research Design Service West Midlands which provides support to those preparing research proposals for submission to peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research.
Date:
Thursday 17th May 2018
Categories:
Research

The neglected fields of health care decision making - recent work at HSMC

Description
Two new studies consider how contextual influences and constrained capital spending is affecting decision making and priority setting in the health service.
Date:
Friday 11th May 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Now recruiting: Second cohort of aspiring public health directors

Description
This programme, delivered in partnership with Public Health England, is for those who have been working at a senior level for at least 2 years and who have the ability and desire to be a Director of Public Health (or work at Director level in their own profession) within 3 years of the end of the programme.
Date:
Thursday 10th May 2018
Categories:
Teaching

The forgotten few of the Forward View

Description
In our latest Viewpoint, HSMC Deputy Director Robin Miller asks: What happened to of one of the top NHS priorities - the transformation of care for people with a learning disability receiving in-patient treatment connected with behaviour that challenges?
Date:
Wednesday 25th April 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

There is no wealth but life: addressing health inequalities

Description
Our social norms and policy practices tolerate inequality, says Karen Newbigging in her latest Viewpoint. So what can be done about this at national and local levels?
Date:
Wednesday 18th April 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Don't call me a customer: public service markets and the citizen

Description
The College of Social Sciences was delighted to present the inaugural lecture of Professor Catherine Needham, Professor of Public Policy and Public Management.
Date:
Wednesday 11th April 2018

Gender and pay inequality. Building a bridge or digging a tunnel?

Description
Do we need to rethink the whole fabric of what we value in society if we are to successfully tackle unequal pay in the workplace? In our latest Viewpoint Yvonne Sawbridge reflects on the issue of the gender pay gap.
Date:
Thursday 22nd March 2018
Categories:
Social Sciences
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