Events in the School of Social Policy

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

Forthcoming events

Who's in charge of the robot? The ethical challenge of machines in care

Date
20/06/2019
Location:
Garden Room Park House Birmingham B15 2RT
Description
This talk will explore the use of robots within a range of care settings in the Australian context and highlights 'dilemmas' that are faced in this space.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

What does good leadership in social work look like? Lessons from the field

Date
24/06/2019
Location:
Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS, Lloyd Room, University of Birmingham
Description
This event will bring together examples of good practice in social work leadership to reflect on what they have achieved and what contributed to their development and sustainability
Categories:
Social Sciences

CHASM Annual Conference - Housing, Wealth and Wellbeing

Date
27/06/2019
Location:
Euston, Friends house, London
Description
This year's CHASM conference brings together academics, practitioners and policy representatives to examine and debate the role of home ownership and other housing tenures as a source of wealth and welfare.
Categories:
Social Sciences

Why systems and system leaders will inherit the NHS of the future

Date
27/06/2019
Location:
Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre, University of Birmingham
Description
Professor Chris Ham will explore the nature of the NHS as an increasingly integrated yet complex health system, and its place within the wider public sector.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Police-led Drug Law Reform

Date
03/07/2019
Location:
Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
Birmingham Criminology Seminar Series with speaker Dr Mark Monaghan
Categories:
Social Sciences

Young carers and family life: a West Midlands perspective

Date
04/07/2019
Location:
Room 715 Muirhead Tower
Description
This Masterclass will ask us to think about young carers in their neighbourhood and their region.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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