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Award Winners

2015 SPA awards report

The 2015 SPA Awards ceremony was held on 6 July at the Titanic Suite in Belfast.  Awards were presented by SPA President, Sue Duncan.  This year we had five award winners.  Winner of the award […]

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Employability: Training, Information and Activities

Employability Soundbites

Social Policy Association Executive members give their thoughts on how to enhance your employability as an aspiring student of social policy. Nick Ellison: What key things do you look for in an academic application?   Anne […]

SPA Reports

In Defence of Welfare 2

In Defence of Welfare began in 2010 as a response to this government’s first Major Spending Review. Put together by the Social Policy Association, it was an attempt to anticipate the impact of such cuts […]

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Call for SPA symposium papers: ‘The comparative research methodology of institutional continuity and change’

2015 Social Policy Association Annual Conference Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter, Belfast 6th-8th July 2015 Conference Theme: ‘Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge’. Symposium: The comparative research methodology of institutional continuity and […]