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Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy
An interdisciplinary research centre critically engaged with the evidence, design and evaluation behind policy development across a range of major social issues
As the Queen’s Speech outlined plans for changes to the Mental Health Act, a study highlights the challenging experiences for family members of people detained.
A systematic review has uncovered a plethora of models used to understand mental health problems with ramifications for how people are assessed and supported.
A project led by Dr Mel Channon with HSS colleagues and international partners has received €1.5 million in funding from the European Research Council (ERC).
Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones, Director of CASP, discusses the impact of austerity on older carers.
A BBC article on older carers, which includes contribution from Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones, Director of CASP
Baljit Banga, Executive Director of Imkaan, discusses how Covid-19 is disproportionately impacting women already affected by gender and race-based violence.
Paul Gregg writes on how we move beyond the symbolic ritual of #clapforcarers towards future policies that truly value our key workers with higher wages.
Justin Rogers along with Philip Mendes and Ian Thomas, write for ABC News about the impact of Covid-19 on care leavers and the support they need.
Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones talks about her research, her motivations for doing it and the wider work of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy.
Dr Rana Jawad talks to Andy Dunne about her research and expertise in relation to welfare systems in the MENA region.
Recording of the SPS department seminar hosted by CASP in conjunction with Western University, Canada: Health Equity issues from across the world.
Our members are mainly located within the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, although we welcome members from across the University of Bath.
Our research engages with the evidence, design and evaluation behind policy development across a range of major social issues to inform future policy making.
Read about recent work and news on our blog page.
A child’s wellbeing has an important bearing on their current and future outcome: this has been brought to the forefront of the policy agenda in recent years.
Our researchers analyse the factors which determine the policy cycle to understand how policy is overseen and carried out in practice.
Our researchers aim to understand how income, wealth, and health inequalities play out over the life course and how policy can influence inequality.
Analysing and evaluating employment and earnings policy changes to improve decision making in this area.
We aim to understand the causes of low income and how effective policies are in reducing poverty.
View all published research from the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy.