Playdoh cookies and haystacks… Postgraduate Research in focus 5 May 2021 This week we were delighted to host the first School for Policy Studies’ Postgraduate Research (PGR) symposium, which took place online.
- Playdoh cookies and haystacks… Postgraduate Research in focus 5 May 2021 This week we were delighted to host the first School for Policy Studies’ Postgraduate Research (PGR) symposium, which took place online.
- International Women's Day - Policy Studies women using their expertise to grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 8 March 2021 To mark International Women's Day 2021 and in the context of the ongoing pandemic, we are showcasing some of our female scholars whose work is contributing to key Covid-19 related research findings. Here are some highlights from interviews with four of our academics and insights into some of the challenges and triumphs during their research.
- School for Policy Studies key partner in new ACH project providing entrepreneurship & business support to non-EU migrants 6 January 2021 Refugees, migrants and newly arrived communities have long been at the forefront of new enterprise but often left behind when it comes to support. However, that is all about to change through a major new project led by ACH and with partners from the School for Policy Studies and the West of England Combined Authority.
- Collaboration with private sector will result in better safeguarding for animals and animal owners 10 August 2020 Better safeguarding for animal owners with new information for vet practices on the links between domestic violence and abuse and animal abuse
- Support frontline workers to engage parents struggling with safer sleeping advice 16 July 2020 The Government needs to develop new tools to help prevent the sudden unexpected death of infants (SUDI), says a new review by the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel.
- People with learning disabilities continue to die prematurely, new report shows 16 July 2020 People with learning disabilities in England continue to die prematurely and from treatable causes of death, the latest annual report from the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) programme shows.
- Success for staff and students working in adult social care research 10 July 2020 Staff and students in the School have won career and capacity-building awards from the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR). These awards are designed to help researchers with an interest in adult social care research to grow and to support the overall community of academic and practitioner researchers in the field.
- 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.