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Life Chances 22 February 2017 A new novel written by the University of Bristol-led Productive Margins project reveals some of the struggles families are facing in austerity Britain.
  • Life Chances 22 February 2017 A new novel written by the University of Bristol-led Productive Margins project reveals some of the struggles families are facing in austerity Britain.
  • Bristol researchers reveal findings of a major international study into the diets and lifestyles of European children 9 February 2017 European governments must act to help families improve their children’s health and tackle the obesity epidemic.That’s the advice of I.Family researchers who today [9 Feb] revealed the findings of a major international study into the diets and lifestyles of European children.
  • The Beauty of Diversity 9 February 2017 On 2 February, the Norah Fry Centre for Disability Studies welcomed comedienne Francesca Martinez to their annual lecture.
  • New Interdisciplinary ESRC/ BBSRC +3 PhD studentship: Behaviour change to reduce dog fouling - A One Health approach 30 January 2017 This project will investigate how modern approaches to behaviour change can be applied to simultaneously improve animal and human health outcomes, using dog fouling as a case study. The deadline for applications is Friday 10 March.
  • Professor Roy Parker, 1931-2017 25 January 2017 Roy Parker, the first Professor in the Department of Social Work and Administration in the university, has died aged 85 in Devon. His former colleague Hilary Land offers a remembrance.
  • Dr Sue Porter, 1954-2017 24 January 2017 Dr Sue Porter, Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies, passed away on 11 January. Her colleague Beth Tarleton offers a tribute.
  • Disabled people reveal their experiences of social care 19 January 2017 At a time when Social Care in England is at a ‘tipping point’, according to the Care Quality Commission, it is vital that local authorities find ways of working together with people who use social care services. With that goal in mind, a group of disabled people have recently carried out research in co-production with researchers at the University of Bristol.
  • Disability and unsafe migration – Data and policy, understanding the evidence 20 December 2016 Disabled people are often overlooked in the discourse around migration, yet there are currently an estimated 10 million in displaced populations around the world.
  • Multi-dimensional approach to tackling poverty takes off worldwide 20 December 2016 Countries as far afield as the Solomon Islands, Canada, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa and Uganda are turning to research carried out by Bristol experts to change how they define and tackle poverty. The move marks a timely development given discussions around how poverty is defined in relation to the UN’s primary Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ‘ending poverty in all its forms everywhere’.
  • Welcome to a new member of the team 12 December 2016 The School is delighted to announce that Dr Yiming Wang will be joining our Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research in January 2017 as a senior lecturer in cities & public policy.
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