School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 

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Posted 21 February 2020

Investigation on the impact of shame in heathcare

Researchers to investigate impact of shame on doctors, medical students and patients as part of major new study funded by Wellcome, which will be run by Dr Matthew Gibson.

Posted 18 February 2020

Equality in mental health

Anyone can experience a mental health problem but our chances of having good or poor mental health are far from equal. And for some, the risk of poor mental health is very much higher than average.

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