Events

Upcoming events in the Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology.

'Superdiverse Nursing' "What is the patient experience?"

Date
16/10/2017
Location:
Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map, University of Birmingham
Description
The workshop will explore approaches to building a superdiverse nursing workforce and how this can be harnessed to respond to diverse populations and improve the patient experience.

Peter Taylor-Gooby: Reluctant Individualism and Social Investment

Date
24/10/2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - 714/15
Description
Speaker: Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby, University of Kent. This event is part of the Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology Subject Group Lecture Series.

Brexit: the Road Ahead

Brexit: the Road Ahead
Date
07/11/2017
Location:
Birmingham City Centre, The Studio
Description
What implications will Brexit have for Birmingham, Britain and beyond? Join us for the evening as we explore, through six snappy presentations, the potential affects Brexit could have on matters such as health, migration, economy and living.

Managing public services in times of austerity

Date
08/11/2017
Location:
Health Services Management Centre

Practical Wisdom: Doctors and the medical community

Practical Wisdom: Doctors and the medical community
Date
09/11/2017
Location:
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Description
What do you think about howl Doctors are trained and supported to make wise decisions? Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017.

Access to healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth

Access to healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth
Date
09/11/2017
Location:
Handsworth Wellbeing Centre
Description
This event discusses the key problems to accessing healthcare and provides recommendations. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017.

Birmingham's Muslims: in the city, of the city

Birmingham's Muslims: in the city, of the city
Date
09/11/2017
Location:
Carrs Lane Church
Description
An event exploring the history, diversity, identity and belonging of Birmingham's Muslim communities. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017.

Communication in the Multilingual City

Date
08 - 09/03/2018
Location:
Birmingham
Description
This international cross disciplinary conference is focused on the theme of communication in the city. We will create conversations which transcend disciplinary boundaries, and assist in thinking creatively about communication in metropolitan settings.
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