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Department of Social & Policy Sciences
One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degrees in sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology.
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Better provision must be made to allow people detained under the Mental Health Act to select a nominated person to act on their behalf.
University of Bath researcher Caroline Hickman says ‘eco-anxiety’ is affecting increasing numbers of children & young people as the climate destabilises.
Funding for Bath's Dr Justin Rogers (Department of Social & Policy Sciences) will enable new research into alternative care provision for children in Thailand.
Blog: Dr Sarah Moore discusses digital-era government, ongoing court closures, and the potential impact of 'virtual courts' on citizens and public services.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
Professor Harry Rutter from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences supported the team working with Professor Dame Sally Davies on the latest report.
The 14th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal took place at the University of Bath on 4-7 September 2019.
The Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP) enters a new phase as Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones takes over from Professor Paul Gregg as director.
Dr Gearon attended the event as part of a visit to the USA during which she presented at a conference and met with senior academics and practitioners.
The award-winning ‘Voices from the Mine’ from Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf was showcased to policymakers at the UN HQ last week.
The GCRF project, led by Dr Louise Brown, focuses on how social work interventions from the UK could translate to low and middle income countries.
This event is the official launch of the ‘Decolonising Knowledge in theory and practice' (DECkNO) research cluster, Department of Social and Policy Sciences.
This is the fourth edition of the bi-annual conference of the MENA Social Policy network, taking place at the American University in Cairo (Egypt).
IPR and Department of Social and Policy Sciences Public Lecture with Professor Nicholas Hardwick, who will discuss the prisons crisis in the UK.