School for Policy Studies academic to provide evidence to Foreign Affairs Committee 15 November 2017 Dr Nazand Begikhani from the Centre for Gender and Violence Research, is to give evidence as a witness to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on ‘Kurdish aspirations and the interests of the UK in the Middle East’.
- School for Policy Studies academic to provide evidence to Foreign Affairs Committee 15 November 2017 Dr Nazand Begikhani from the Centre for Gender and Violence Research, is to give evidence as a witness to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on ‘Kurdish aspirations and the interests of the UK in the Middle East’.
- What does poverty look like in the UK today? 10 November 2017 A new book published this week provides unique and detailed insights into the nature and extent of poverty and social exclusion in the UK.
- The Sue Porter Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Complaints Choir 3 November 2017 Staff and students come together to voice their experiences and make a case for change at the Brigstow Showcase event.
- LGBTQI+ Disabled People speak out about their experiences of using self-directed social care support 24 October 2017 New research shows LGBTQI+ Disabled People sometimes have to make ‘bad bargains’ with the people who support them.
- Fathers with learning disabilities 'left out of support', study finds 19 October 2017 Fathers with learning disabilities are often let down by statutory services, which neglect to support them around parenting or focus only on mothers, a study has found.
- Bristol academics become Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences 18 October 2017 Three social scientists from the University of Bristol have been honoured as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
- Undergraduates awarded 2017 interdisciplinary research prizes 18 October 2017 The winners of the 2017 undergraduate interdisciplinary research internship scheme (IRIS) present the results of their work last week to Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady
- Study finds physical activity outside of school is vital for child health 15 September 2017 Children who do activity outside of school in addition to during school hours are much more likely to meet the Government’s physical activity guidelines, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
- New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness 12 September 2017 A new report co-edited by Bristol academic Ann Singleton highlights the global scale of deaths and disappearances of people lost during migration.
- New PhD studentship offered in 'Physical activity profiles and their impact on cardiometabolic disease risk' 11 September 2017 A unique opportunity has arisen via the MRC GW4 BioMed Doctoral Training Partnership for a student with very strong quantitative skills to investigate the risk relationships between different ‘physical activity profiles’ and cardiometabolic disease outcomes. This project will help develop individualised prevention strategies, inform future policy and assist with technological innovation.