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Social Policy Research Unit granted International Society for Child Indicators Impact Award

Posted on Tuesday 13 August 2019

The Social Policy Research Unit and The Children's Society have been awarded the 2019 International Society for Child Indicators Impact Award.

Dr Sabrina Chai
The China Partnership Programme and student integration

Posted on Tuesday 6 August 2019

Dr Sabrina Chai, director the China Partnership Programme, discusses the importance of student integration.

Academics guest-edit a special issue of the Journal for Poverty and Social Justice

Posted on Monday 29 July 2019

Academics have guest-edited a special issue dedicated to self-employment and social protection in Europe.

Research

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Events

Wed
11
Sep

The end of the line; the impact of county lines on young people in target destinations

Prof John Pitts will outline the evolution of drug distribution in England and Wales, its impact upon youth gang crime and its effects on young people and their families

Wed
9
Oct

The internet and social media; the challenges for working with vulnerable children and adults

Children and social media -join us for the latest research, debate, discussion and implications for practice

Wed
20
Nov

Is there a ‘best’ time for a person with dementia to move to a care home: emerging findings

Professor Jill Manthorpe of King's College London will discuss new research investigating what (if any) may be an optimal time for a person with dementia to move to a care home.

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