Archive for the ‘Social & Policy Science’ Category

University film scoops HE Oscar

A film by Simon Wharf and Roy Maconachie picked up a BUFVC Learning on Screen Award last night

University film scoops Higher Education Oscar

A film produced by Simon Wharf and Roy Maconachie last night picked up a BUFVC Learning on Screen Award at a ceremony held at the British Film Institute.

UNICEF database project to map MENA social policy expertise

Our new research collaboration with UNICEF aims to map expertise in social policy across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Education Secretary Justine Greening MP was a keynote speaker at last week's CASP Bath / Social Mobility Commission event in Lodnon.

One Young World event puts Bath on the map

Over 70 people joined us on campus for a celebration of One Young World – an organisation that brings together inspiring young leaders to foster lasting connections and positive change.

Social workers can heal society's deep divisions

Professor Anna Scheyett, Dean of the University of Georgia School of Social Work, writes for The Guardian after attending our Social Work Conference in London.

Justine Greening MP opens event

The Secretary of State will open today's CASP social mobility conference in Westminster

Secretary of State to open social mobility conference

Justin Greening MP will open today's social mobility conference in London, organised by CASP Bath with support from the IPR.

Gender and Fairtrade film nominated for top award

A film produced by Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf has been nominated for a top national award.

Anniversary showcase shines spotlight on future of social work

Tonight's 50th Anniversary event will focus on the future for social care and social workers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Professor Tess Ridge receives OBE

One of our leading social scientists, Professor Tess Ridge, has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to social sciences at an event held in Buckingham Palace presided over by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.

Honour for Bath social scientist Tess Ridge

One of the University’s leading social scientists and public policy experts has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Tess Ridge, Professor of Social Policy has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to social sciences.

New Year's Honours for Finance Director and top social scientist

The University’s Finance Director and one of its leading social scientists have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Diane Aderyn, Director of Finance and Commercial Services, and Tess Ridge, Professor of Social Policy and Deputy Head of the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, have both been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Diane receives the award for services to higher education, Tess for services to social sciences.

Public engagement project recognised in national awards

A collaborative project between our researchers and the fostering charity TACT has been shortlisted for a national public engagement award.

Expressions of Research exhibition - art engaging with research

Find out how artists have been working with our researchers at the Expressions of Research exhibition at 94-96 Walcot Street, Bath, 11am-6pm daily from 18-24 November.

Fostering Hope shortlisted for award

A research project involving a local fostering agency is up for a national public engagement award

Fostering Hope shortlisted for national public engagement award

A collaborative project involving our researchers with local fostering agency TACT has been shortlisted for a prestigious national public engagement award.

Hon degree & lecture by Prof Kaushik Basu

Wed 9 Nov: Award of honorary degree followed by ‘Shared prosperity & the need for a visible hand’ lecture

Trump’s chauvinism appeals to some voters more than others

Lynn Prince Cooke, Professor of Social Policy, writes for The Conversation.

Welfare and migration expert gives evidence in European Parliament

Dr Emma Carmel (SPS) gave expert evidence in the European Parliament this week on the obstacles of freedom of movement for EU citizens.