Eradicating child poverty in Africa3 April 2017A team from Bristol Poverty Institute, a new specialist research institute at the University of Bristol set up to tackle global poverty, have been working with UNICEF to provide technical advice and assistance to the Ugandan Bureau of Statistics (UBoS) and the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) to help integrate multidimensional child poverty measures into Ugandan National Statistics.
Public Policy students win international simulation competition13 March 2017On February 25 2017, School for Policy (post)graduates Yvonne Tago and Floor Kellerman (pictured) attended and won the NASPAA’s (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Public Affairs and Administration) 2017 Student Simulation Competition hosted by United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) in Maastricht.
Bristol to improve signposting to specialist support for domestic violence and abuse in UK military families1 March 2017The University of Bristol has been awarded a grant of £46,938 by the Forces in Mind Trust for a 15-month study to investigate domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in UK military families. The research will investigate what criteria might constitute specialist DVA provision for this group, and what service providers, if any, already meet these criteria, in order to help improve signposting to the service providers best placed to meet the needs of UK military families suffering DVA.
Life Chances22 February 2017A new novel written by the University of Bristol-led Productive Margins project reveals some of the struggles families are facing in austerity Britain.