Events in the School of Social Policy

Keep up-to-date with the latest events from across the School of Social Policy. 

Forthcoming events

CHASM Seminar: Can 'behaviourally-informed' financial education improve financial behaviour and savings among low-income participants?

Date
07/01/2020
Location:
G03 University House
Description
William Brambley will present evidence from a series of field trials and will discuss what 'behaviourally-informed' financial education is, and the implications of these for financial education interventions and policy.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Researching Social Work: Studying research methods and developing a PhD proposal

Date
15/01/2020
Location:
University of Birmingham, Winterbourne House
Description
This Postgraduate Research Workshop is to support social workers practitioners and managers at all levels who are interested in applying to do post-graduate research and possibly doctoral study.
Categories:
Social Sciences

CHASM Seminar: Understanding spending amongst marginalised female communities: the case of Māori women – lessons for the UK

Date
15/01/2020
Location:
Room 122 Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
In this seminar, Dr Pushpa Wood will present findings based on a study about the spending habits of Māori women
Categories:
Social Sciences

Re-thinking the work of help seeking and the knotty problem of 'inappropriate attendances' to emergency departments

Date
28/01/2020
Location:
Park House, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham
Description
Professor Catherine Pope will provide an overview of recent work looking at urgent care which focuses on the 'work' people do when they use urgent care services.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Inequalities in child protection: what have we learnt, what next?

Date
05/02/2020
Location:
G03 Alan Walters Building, University of Birmingham
Description
Professor Paul Bywaters will take stock of the key messages from the Child Welfare Inequalities Project and consider the implications research, policy and practice.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Privatizing or Socializing Health Care: What do we mean?

Date
20/02/2020
Location:
Park House, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham
Description
Alex Waddan will reflect on the state of the debates in the U.K. and U.S. with regard health care reform.
Categories:
Social Sciences
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