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Emerging Perspectives on Violence

The British Society of Criminology North East Branch is holding an event entitled Emerging Perspectives on Violence on Thursday 20 September 2018,  from 1400-17002 at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne. Speakers include Rowland Atkinson from the University of...

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Co-production to Improve Services

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is hosting a free two-part webinar called Breaking Down the Barriers to Co-production from 1400-1500 on 5 July. The webinars are running as part of Co-production Week...

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Community and Youth Work the North East Way

Rick Bowler and Dan Connelly with two of our students Sarah Purves and Amy Collins from Youth and Community Work presented at the conference on Youth Work and Inter-Professional Practice: Building Foundations for Connected...

Open Access Resources for Social Sciences

We’ve just added some new Open Access resources onto our Journal Titles list. The Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research turned Open Access at the end of 2017 and is a useful international academic journal...

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Stay Socially Safe

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has published Guidance on Social Media for Registrants (professionals who have completed an approved HCPC programme) on how to best to use social media for practice and...

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Community Integration Case Studies

The British Academy has published a set of reports advising communities how to best help newly arrived asylum seekers, migrants and refugees and improve community relationships using case studies. The reports are aimed at...

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Social Science and Economic Data

Data is a researcher’s bread and butter so you’ll be interested in gesisDataSearch – a new search  engine which holds data from across social sciences and economics. It’s now in beta mode and you can find...

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Find the Latest Material on My Module Reading Lists

We’ve just added some new titles on business planning onto the My Module Resources (MMR) list for SSCM04 Exploring Social Entrepreneurship and CYW319 Entrepreneurship and Project Management: Social entrepreneurship: a skills approach by Chris Durkin and Robert...

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Learning Outdoors

If you missed it it’s not too late to catch up with the BBC Radio 4 episode of Four Thought broadcast on Wednesday 18 April which discusses the benefits of children learning outdoors from...

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Emerging Perspectives on Violence

The North East Branch of the British Society of Criminology are running a free event on 20 September 2018 from 2-5pm on Emerging Perspectives on Violence at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne. Speakers include: Rowland Atkinson (University...

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Thinking Allowed

Did you know you can catch episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series Thinking Allowed on the BBC iPlayer? The series covers topics in sociology and many of the presenters are members of the...

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Identity, Community and Social Solidarity conference

The British Sociological Association’s annual conference is taking place under the theme of Identity, Community and Social Solidarity at Northumbria University from 10-12 April 2018. The conference examines how individuals and different communities can...