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 10 December 2019

The NHS: what is on its Christmas election list?

If news stories are to be believed, it can seem as though the NHS is in a constant state of crisis. Professor Judith Smith reviews the pressures in the NHS and discusses what needs to be done

Posted 28 November 2019

Chris Watson (1940-2019)

In memory of a true internationalist influencing housing and urban renewal policy and practice. By David Mullins, Emeritus Professor of Housing Policy, Housing and Communities Research Group.

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