Sustainability manifesto signed by over 200 academics 8 December 2015The executive committee of the International Social Science Council (the World's governing body for the social sciences) has given unanimous support for the sustainability manifesto which has also been signed by over 200 academics from around the world and sent to the Climate Change meeting in Paris.
Dr Nazand Begikhani awarded Kurdistan Gender Equality Prize at the Galawêj Festival2 December 2015The first ever Kurdistan Gender Equality Prize awarded by the Galawêj Cultural Centre in Sulaimani was given to Dr Nazand Begikhani, Senior Research Fellow, at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Gender and Violence Research.
The prize followed a successful women’s conference at the Galawêj Festival, organized and chaired by Dr Nazand Begikhani, 22 November 2015, entitled Kurdish “Women on the Frontline: Between Victimhood, Representation, Political Participation and the Fight Against Terrorism’’.
School postgraduate Open Evening events25 November 2015We have arranged new postgraduate open evening events for 2015 and 2016 so if you are contemplating studying one of our postgraduate programmes come along and ask any further questions that you may have.
RSA Fellowship for Marianne Hester8 October 2015Professor Marianne Hester OBE from the University’s School for Policy Studies has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce (RSA).
NIHR SSCR Award Success for Tricia Jessiman8 October 2015Tricia Jessiman has been awarded an £80k grant from the NIHR School for Social Care Research to research the role of Adult Social Care in the provision of Appropriate Adults for vulnerable adults in police custody.
NIHR SSCR Award Success for Ailsa Cameron, Randall Smith and Liz Lloyd
7 October 2015Ailsa Cameron, Randall Smith and Liz Lloyd of the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care, at the School for Policy Studies, have been awarded £316,865 by the NIHR School for Social Care Research to explore 'The Everyday Operation of Models of Social Care Provision within the Extra Care Housing Sector' (ECHO)
Natasha Price wins Students' Award for Outstanding Teaching 18 June 2015Natasha Price has won the Students' Award for Outstanding Teaching (Social Sciences & Law), it was announced on Monday 15 June at the annual teaching awards ceremony which is jointly hosted between the Students' Union and the University.
Changes in living standards for UK population have fallen6 May 2015Changes in the living standards of the UK population have fallen, particularly since the April 2013 cuts in social security and other austerity measures took effect, according to new analyses from the Poverty and Social Exclusion project team and the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research.