14 May 2013
New ESRC grant awarded
18 September 2012
Professor Carol Propper has been awarded a highly prestigious ESRC Professorial Fellowship, enabling her to pursue a series of linked projects over the next three years.
16 January 2012
Professor Ron Johnston has been awarded Politics/Political Studies Communicator at the Political Studies Association (PSA) Awards 2011. These annual awards recognise the achievements of politicians, political campaigners, academics, journalists and other contributors to the conduct and study of politics.
26 October 2011
Dr Helen Simpson has been awarded a £70,000 Philip Leverhulme Prize. Around 30 prizes are awarded annually to “outstanding scholars who have made a substantial and recognised contribution to their particular field of study.”
30 September 2011
Carol Propper, with co-authors Mike Shields and David Johnston, has won the Australian Health Economics Society Research Prize 2011 for their work on hypertension reporting
4 August 2011
Advice organisations, rather than professional lawyers, are becoming key players in legal arenas, particularly for citizens whose access to rights is most limited. A grant of over one million euros has been awarded to Dr Morag McDermont at the University of Bristol by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the ways in which UK advice agencies mediate between citizens and the practices of law.
8 March 2011
New PhD scholarship opportunities in Economics and Advanced Quantitative Methods
28 January 2011
Carol Propper receives CBE from the Palace for services to Social Science
9 December 2010
Paul Gregg invited by Alan Milburn to join Cabinet Office advisory group on social mobility
16 December 2009
Sonia Bhalotra has been appointed to a new Scientific Resource Group on Health Equity Analysis and Research at the World Health Organisation (WHO). Some 15-20 members have been selected from amongst academia, NGOs and government on the basis of their knowledge and expertise on equity and health.