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 07 October 2021

Lesson-drawing for policy makers during a crisis

Professor Martin Powell (HSMC), Dr Sophie King-Hill (HSMC) and Professor Ian Greener (University of Strathclyde) publish analysis of UK media coverage from the first months of the COVID pandemic.

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