Policy & Politics journal celebrate 2015 Impact Factor
23 June 2016
Chilean academic to visit the School for Policy Studies
23 June 2016
Dr Gianinna Munoz, a Research Director from the Department of Social Work, at the University Alberto Hurtado, is set to visit the School later this month to contribute to a new project entitled ‘Comparative Policy Discourses of Poverty and Social Exclusion: Chile and the UK’, funded by the University's International Strategic Fund.
Dr Karen Bell to participate in international North-South dialogue on Sustainable Urban Transformation
20 June 2016
In July this year, Dr Karen Bell of the Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research, will participate in an event hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Brasilia, which brings together researchers from Brazil and the UK with interests relevant to the field of environmental governance.
Professor Randall Smith Awarded Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence
16 June 2016
Congratulations to Professor Randall Smith for being awarded the Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence for his paper "Longitudinal studies and housing with care in England: a review"
The Provision of Social Care in Extra Care Housing: Connecting Research, Policy and Practice
16 June 2016
Members of the ECHO Project (Provision of Social Care in Extra Care Housing) Team recently held a workshop at the University of Bristol to share and discuss some of the Project’s initial findings. The event was supported by the British Society of Gerontology.
The Central Mediterranean route: Deadlier than ever
14 June 2016
During the first five months of 2016, 1 in every 23 migrants has died attempting the journey across the Central Mediterranean to Europe. This represents a drastic worsening of an already high death toll.
Looked after children are six times more likely to be cautioned or convicted of a crime
23 May 2016
A new review commissioned by the Prison Reform Trust makes recommendations for reform to policy and practice to improve the life chances of children in care and prevent their involvement in offending behaviour.
International workshop reveals shared urban challenges
19 May 2016
Despite their obvious differences, the UK and Brazil face stark similarities in the urban challenges they face.
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.
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