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New book published by Dr Tom Cockburn on 'Rethinking Children's Citizenship (Studies in Childhood and Youth)'

New book published by Dr Tom Cockburn on 'Rethinking Children's Citizenship (Studies in Childhood and Youth)'

Published: Tue 26 Mar 2013

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Celebrating Staff Successes

Celebrating Staff Successes

Published: Tue 26 Mar 2013

Presenting: Dr Martyn Housden, Dr Clare Becket, Dr Anna Barker and Dr Ala Sirriyeh will visit to the Universidad de Málaga

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International Collaboration in Research

International Collaboration in Research

Published: Mon 19 Nov 2012

With the support of an International Mobility grant awarded by the University of Jyväskylä, Ms. Josephine Moate, a researcher from Finland spent a month at the University of Bradford initiating a collaborative project with Dr. Paul Sullivan (SSCJS) building on their shared interests in dialogic theory and education.

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Police and Penal Services

Police and Penal Services

Published: Thu 28 Mar 2013

The School Learning and Teaching Fund has funded recent work with ACJS Level 2 students. Each group taking part in the project received three lectures, three seminars and three visits. The visits were to Bradford central police station, the court and Armley prison. The seminars were on punishment, professional offender management and policing diversity- hate crime

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Academic Engagement

Academic Engagement

Published: Thu 28 Mar 2013

Dr Paul Sullivan took part in the debate of the Migration, Multiculturalism, Integration and Identity - Dialogical Approaches Network, organized by the Institute of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics.

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End Racism public engagement event

Published: Mon 23 Jun 2014

On 27th May, The University hosted one of four Runnymede public engagement events around their campaign 'End Racism This Generation'

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Ian Burkitt's new book, Emotions and Social Relations

Ian Burkitt's new book, Emotions and Social Relations

Published: Thu 3 Jul 2014

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Anna Barker wins prize for excellence in policing research

Anna Barker wins prize for excellence in policing research

Published: Thu 17 Jul 2014

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Bradford City Park praised by academics as example to follow

Bradford City Park praised by academics as example to follow

Published: Tue 12 Aug 2014

A TEAM of academics has produced a study on the impact of City Park in Bradford in which they detail how it has brought the city together by "drawing in marginalised groups".

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Yunas Samad presents paper on Pakistan-US Relations

Yunas Samad presents paper on Pakistan-US Relations

Published: Tue 26 Aug 2014

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Parveen Akhtar takes part in roundtable debate at Conservative Party Conference

Parveen Akhtar takes part in roundtable debate at Conservative Party Conference

Published: Tue 14 Oct 2014

Parveen Akhtar, lecturer in the Division of Social Science and Criminal Justice Studies, participated in a high-level breakfast roundtable debate at the Conservative Party conference, organised by the British Academy in association with the Guardian, on the social impact of immigration in the UK.

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Social & International Studies December 2014 Graduation

Social & International Studies December 2014 Graduation

Published: Wed 10 Dec 2014

December 2014 Graduation in the Faculty of Social & International Studies. Students graduated from Economics, International Development, Peace Studies, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology and Social Work & Social Care.

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Outstanding Research in the Faculty of Social and International Studies

Outstanding Research in the Faculty of Social and International Studies

Published: Tue 23 Dec 2014

The Faculty of Social and International Studies is celebrating its outstanding research, which places Politics and International Studies in 7th position out of 56 institutions nationwide for impact, and Social Work and Social Policy in the top ten out of the 61 institutions nationwide for research outputs; with 73% of its work being graded as either word leading or internationally excellent.

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Labour candidate hands back the poisoned chalice of Bradford West

Labour candidate hands back the poisoned chalice of Bradford West

Published: Fri 27 Feb 2015

Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology Parveen Akhtar has published an article on The Conversation about the impact of Bradford's labour candidate's resignation.

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Current major issues analysed

Current major issues analysed

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2016

Staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences are heavily involved in the analysis of major current issues, including the conflicts in Afghanistan, Gaza and Iraq. They publish frequently in international web journals such as Open Democracy and The Conversation, with readerships in the tens of thousands.

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Sociology, Economics and Psychology at Bradford rise up in the university rankings as Bradford climbs 15 places

Published: Mon 27 Apr 2015

The University has leapt fifteen places in the latest Complete University Guide, with sociology, psychology and economics, all subjects in the Faculty of Social Sciences rising up to sixteen places on the league tables.

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What do the social policy proposals of the three main political parties mean?

Published: Tue 16 Jun 2015

This public lecture by Jim Goddard draws on the manifestos of the three main political parties in the UK, along with relevant background documents, to outline the different social policy proposals of each party.

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British Muslim Politics

Published: Tue 16 Jun 2015

This lecture by Parveen Akhtar on Thursday 30th April 2015, focuses on the electoral strategies of Muslim parliamentarians and aspiring politicians, in particular how they attempt to mobilise both the Muslim and mainstream vote.

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Keynote Address to the International Society for Theoretical Psychology

Keynote Address to the International Society for Theoretical Psychology

Published: 10 Aug 2015

Ian Burkitt was invited to give the keynote address to the International Society for Theoretical Psychology during the Summer.

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Funding awarded to explore urban public parks

Funding awarded to explore urban public parks

Published: Mon 26 Oct 2015

The University of Bradford has been awarded funding to undertake innovative research into the past and future prospects of urban public parks.

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December Graduation 2015

December Graduation 2015

Published: Tue 08 Dec 2015

Graduates from the Faculty of Social Sciences including Economics, International Development, Peace Studies, Social Work and Social Care and Sociology and Criminology.

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Former sociology student establishes Hope Housing

Published: Monday 25 January 2016

Former Sociology Student in the Faculty of Social Sciences Helen Syrop made Bradford her home after studying at the University and established Hope Housing, a homelessness charity that offers accommodation, training, and support to those who find themselves at risk of sleeping rough in the city.

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Lecture: EU, sustainable societies and social equality (watch the recording)

Lecture: EU, sustainable societies and social equality (watch the recording)

Published: Mon 23 May 2016

What has the EU ever done for us? This lecture considers the social and political aspects of Brexit with specific reference to social policy agendas, such as employment rights and gender equality.

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University of Bradford Students Volunteer to be Guardians of Public Safety

University of Bradford Students Volunteer to be Guardians of Public Safety

Published: Fri 10 June 2016

For the next ten weeks, students from the University of Bradford will work alongside experienced officers from West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Services to assist with public safety and crime prevention initiatives in the city of Bradford.

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