SPRU Seminar Series 2005-6
TUESDAY 18 OCTOBER 2005
'Ethnicity and Families with a Person with Learning Disabilities'
Professor Christopher Hatton, Research Director, Institute for Health Research, University of Lancaster
TUESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2005 - *change of date from 8 November*
'The Affluence Epidemic: Poverty and Wealth in Britain?'
Professor Daniel Dorling, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield
TUESDAY 6 DECEMBER 2005
'Converting the Sceptics: The Premises and Boundaries of 'Engaged' Social Research'
Dr Colin Clark, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Newcastle
TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2006
'National Evaluation of Children's Trust Pathfinders: Emerging Research Findings'
Professor Margaret O'Brien, Co-Director of the Centre for Research on the Child and Family, University of East Anglia
TUESDAY 4 APRIL 2006
'Some Perceptions and Experiences of Direct Payments Recipients and Personal Assistants'
Dr Margaret Flynn, Mental Health and Learning Disability, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield
TUESDAY 9 MAY 2006 (change of date from Tuesday 7 March)
'Centres for Excellence? The Role of Children's Centres and Extended Schools in Meeting the Needs of Disabled Children'
Helen Wheatley, Senior Development Officer, Council for Disabled Children, London
TUESDAY 6 JUNE 2006
'Direct Payments for Disabled People: The Way Forward or a Policy Cul-de-Sac?'
Professor Sheila Riddell, Director of the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity, University of Edinburgh
**TUESDAY 11 JULY 2006 ** - (n.b. change of date from 4th July)
'Winners and Losers: Assessing the Distributional Effects of Reforms to UK Long-term Care Funding Regimes'
Professor Ruth Hancock, Department of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex
TUESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2006
'Free Personal Care for Older People: Some Qualitative Issues'
Professor Alison Bowes, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling
TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2006
'Changing Staff: Work First Strategies in Jobcentre Plus'
Professor Dan Finn, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Portsmouth
TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2006
'Childhood Bereavement Services: An Overview of UK Service Provision'
Dr Liz Rolls, School of Health and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire