The latest news from the Department of Social Work.
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The academic year 2022-23 brings some exciting changes for Social Work, now part of the Department of Law and Criminology.
We are pleased to announce that following the publishing of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results our research activity has demonstrated significant strength in impact and the value of our multi-disciplinary research base.
Prof Anna Gupta, Dr Louise O’Connor and Karl Mason proudly receiving highly valued student-nominated School of Law Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching and Student Support Awards
Each project aims to support and improve professional practice, professional development and social work education across the Partnership.
Alix Walton who leads on the MSc in Advanced Practice participated in an event run by the North Central London (NCL) Social Work Education Partnership for social work practice educators.
Click here for information on recent research presentations to the European Social Work Research Association Conference and the Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference (JSWEC).
Dr Louise O’Connor was commissioned by a London Youth Offending Service (YOS) to collaboratively develop and deliver workshops facilitating organisation-wide conversations about racism.
A second successful our taster talk in our Discover Social Science Series took place in June. Karl Mason presented a lively talk on ‘Homelessness-before, during and beyond the Pandemic’.
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Prof Frank Keating was interviewed by the Evening Standard on the taboos, fear and cultural barriers which have stop some communities from seeking mental health support during Covid-19 lockdowns.