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Keynote address by Kevin Doogan at the Oxford Internet Institute Conference
25 April 2016
More knowledge is needed on self-directed social care for disabled people from the LGBT community.
13 April 2016
New study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Social Care Research seeks to understand more about the challenges faced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) disabled community.
New approach to help social workers in assessing parental capacity to change where children may be at risk of harm
11 April 2016
A recently completed project, led by Dr Dendy Platt of the Children and Families Research Centre, entitled C-Change (Capacity to Change), has developed a flexible approach to assessing parents’ capacities to change where the children are in need or at risk of maltreatment.
New research programme aims to improve healthcare staff's approach to domestic violence
31 March 2016
Researchers at the University of Bristol have received more than £2.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for research that aims to increase the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
BSc Social Policy debuts in top 30 for QS world university rankings 2016
24 March 2016
BSc Social Policy at the University of Bristol, has, for the first time, been ranked in the QS world rankings, at number 28.
Dr Jenny Morris delivers Norah Fry annual lecture: `Self-determination and citizenship: out of reach for disabled people?’
22 March 2016
In the latest lecture to be delivered as part of the School for Policy Studies 2016 Seminar Series, the Norah Fry Centre for Disability Studies were delighted to host Dr Jenny Morris.
Dr Hilary Abrahams invited to speak at international conference on Gender Violence
21 March 2016
Dr Hilary Abrahams, Centre for Gender and Violence Research, was recently invited to talk at an international conference entitled 'Politics of Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers and Solidarity against Male Violence in 2010s: Experience Exchange from Turkey and Europe'.
Geraldine Macdonald to collaborate on international project funded by the ESRC & DFID
14 March 2016
Professor Geraldine Macdonald is set to collaborate on an international project to develop a methodology for rating the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations for complex social interventions.
New report states that devolution to English cities is unsustainable without greater transparency and legitimacy in decision making
2 March 2016
The Political Studies Association’s Research Commission set up to examine the role of ‘informal governance’ on devolution to England’s cities, led by Dr Sarah Ayres, launches its report today (3 March 2016) at the Institute for Government.
Jerry Morris memorial lecture: Developing models for healthy changes to behaviour
29 February 2016
The Centre for Exercise Nutrition and Health Sciences held their annual Jerry Morris Memorial Public Lecture 2016 on Thursday 18 February, and were pleased to welcome Professor Hein de Vries as the speaker.