The School for Policy Studies achieves Athena SWAN award 22 May 2020 The Athena SWAN Charter recognises achievements and progress towards gender equality. Athena SWAN gives universities the tools to evaluate and improve their work in advancing the careers of women and achieving gender parity at all levels of seniority.
- The School for Policy Studies achieves Athena SWAN award 22 May 2020 The Athena SWAN Charter recognises achievements and progress towards gender equality. Athena SWAN gives universities the tools to evaluate and improve their work in advancing the careers of women and achieving gender parity at all levels of seniority.
- Social Policy at the University of Bristol is among best in the world, QS league table confirms 1 May 2020 Data from the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, which highlights the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, places Social Policy at Bristol in the top 20 worldwide.
- Research revealing huge number of vulnerable children failing at school spurs call to action 27 April 2020 One in seven of all children in England have a social worker at some stage during their schooling and are behind educationally by at least 30 percent by the age of 16 compared to their peers, according to new research published today.
- Bristol announces the first of many new research projects to tackle COVID-19 8 April 2020 Diagnostic research to increase the UK's testing capacity, new vaccine targets, understanding more about people who are asymptomatic, and digital support for people with diabetes, are some of the new projects announced by the University of Bristol today that will undertake vital COVID-19 research to tackle the global health crisis.
- Journal of Gender-Based Violence accepted into the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) 6 April 2020
- Help families facing Covid-19 crisis: social policy academics and the BPI say raise Child Benefit to £50 2 April 2020
- How to stay physically active during coronavirus restrictions 27 March 2020 With the coronavirus pandemic leading to people across the nation being confined to their homes, experts at the University of Bristol have created some guidance to keep people active.
- Has a Bristol mayor made a difference? 17 March 2020 Mayoral governance in Bristol has boosted the visibility of city leadership and helped promote Bristol on the national and international stage, a new study has found.
- "VR Dance" - Bringing together dance and technology for young people 4 March 2020 Colleagues at the University of Bristol in partnership with East London Dance have been successful in securing funding for a creative access programme from the Mayor of London’s Young Londoners Fund. The aim of the programme is to engage young people who might be at risk of criminal behaviour to experience dance and technology coming together through workshops and holiday intensives.
- Professor Ray Forrest, 1951-2020 27 January 2020 Ray Forrest, Emeritus Professor of Urban Studies and former Head of the School for Policy Studies, died on 16 January, at the age of 68. Alex Marsh leads the remembrance of an inspirational scholar whose research and academic leadership profoundly shaped the fields of housing and urban studies globally.