20 August 2014
The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
15 July 2014
The sunny gardens of 8 Priory Road were the setting for yesterday's graduation celebration, where our BSc Social Policy and BSc Childhood Studies graduates celebrated with sparkling elderflower and strawberries and cream. Two DSocSci students also graduated yesterday and were able to join the celebrations that included the presentation of awards for the best dissertations and best student contributions for both programmes.
9 July 2014
Mainstream agencies dealing with heterosexual victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) must do more to support and build trust with victims in same sex relationships, researchers of a new book recommend.
30 June 2014
Dr Sue Porter, member of the Norah Fry Research Centre, will be at St David’s Conference Centre tomorrow [1 July] and Wednesday [2 July] in the Connected Communities Festival to present a performance entitled ‘Walk With Me’, an audio walk experience created by the Walking Interconnections research team.
19 June 2014
The percentage of households that fall below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
28 May 2014
A school-based scheme to encourage children to eat healthily and be active has had little effect, conclude researchers in a study published on bmj.com today. The findings have relevance for researchers, policy makers, public health practitioners, and doctors, they suggest more intense interventions may be required.