Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Video library





Open Day

Dr Barbra Teater talks about the BSc Social Work & Applied Social Studies course at the Open Day 2011.




Undergraduate Social & Policy Sciences courses

Professor David Miller and Leah Wild provide an overview of the sociology and social policy courses.




Undergraduate Social & Policy Sciences placements

Students Phoebe Eldridge, John Wood and Shivani Govindia and Head of Social Statistics at the House of Commons, Richard Cracknell, discuss the placement year on Undergraduate Social & Policy Sciences courses.




BSc Social Work and Applied Social Studies

Dr Louise Brown and students Alison Walker and Alinka Gearon talk about this course.





Social & Policy Sciences’ alumni share their career advice

Alumni talk about their experience at the University of Bath, how their masters degree has helped their career and share career advice.




MSc International Development

Current students and Director of Studies Dr Roy Maconachie talk about studying the MSc in International Development, the placement opportunities on the course and life in Bath.




MRes Research

Student Giles Green talks about studying an MRes course in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.




MRes Postgraduate study

Dr Sean Cumming and current students Jolanthe de Koning and Benjamin Bowman discuss the MRes course.






Former research student Juan Pablo Ferrero talks about his PhD in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.




PhD Postgraduate study

Dr Edmund Keogh and Dr Jill Porter with students Arash Heydarian Pashakhanlou and Natalie Booth discuss the PhD experience.




Centre for Death & Society

Dr John Troyer discusses modern crematorium equipment, and Dr Kate Woodthorpe discusses attitudes to cemetery use.




Research masterclass: Policy and changing families

A research film about our work surrounding changing families and the new household model.




Mineral wealth and rural livelihoods in post-war Sierra Leone: Where does artisanal mining fit in?

Dr Roy Maconachie investigates the role of artisanal mining in post-war Sierra Leone.




Religion and Social Welfare in the Middle East

Dr Rana Jawad presents an overview of her research and advocates that social protection in the MENA region needs to look beyond short-term social safety nets and employment-based social security.

Queen's Anniversary Prize




Queen's Anniversary Prize

The Department of Social & Policy Sciences, Queen's Anniversary Prize Winner 2011.




Queen's Anniversary Prize Introduction

Professor Jane Millar provides an overview of the research that contributed to the Queen's Anniversary Prize award.




Queen's Anniversary Prize (Dr Jason Hart)

Dr Jason Hart talks about his research into 'Child protection amidst political violence: learning from the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)'




Queen's Anniversary Prize (Prof Graham Room)

Professor Graham Room presents his research into 'Poverty research and the policy sciences'.




Queen's Anniversary Prize (Prof Geof Wood and Dr Joe Devine)

The research into 'Extreme poverty in Bangladesh: learning from experience'..




Queen's Anniversary Prize (Prof Tess Ridge and Prof Ian Butler)

Professor Ian Butler and Professor Tess Ridge present their research titled: 'Who feels it, knows it': children's experience of injustice.