In the same year that has seen ‘post-truth’ named as word of the year, both the UK’s Brexit referendum and the US election have raised significant questions about education. One question concerns why, on average, people with fewer educational qualifications tended to vote for the UK to […]
Charities are under increasing pressure to be accountable for their conduct. This is an issue for both regulators concerned about supporting a healthy sector, and charities concerned about maintaining public trust. To date there has been little academic research on the nature, extent and determinants of regulatory investigations […]
Since Evo Morales became the first indigenous president in 2006, Bolivia has witnessed many changes with regards to law. At the start of 2009, the Morales government – the Movement towards Socialism – created a new constitution, which set out increased rights for women as well as recognition […]
In a recent postgraduate research seminar in the Faculty, we explored the ways in which Actor-Network Theory (ANT) is a particularly useful way to explore the mobilization of knowledge in medical education practice. Since it was first developed by Michel Callon, Bruno Latour and John Law in […]
The ‘Housing through Social Enterprise’ project being run in the Faculty of Social Sciences is working with three very different social enterprises to explore how they support people at risk of homelessness.
Recently I had the opportunity to go home to Calgary in order to set up a study tour for our social work student
The importance of a humanistic approach to drug users in Indonesia