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 09 March 2020

Speaking up

Against the background of recent high profile examples of speaking up about alleged intimidation and bullying it is worth revisiting some of the research undertaken by Professor Russell Mannion and colleagues.

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Karl Marx

“Philosophers have sought to understand the world; the point, however, is to change it.”