Social & Policy Sciences

Department of Social & Policy Sciences

  • Decision time

    Decision making is a skill that I have mixed success in. Get me on a hockey pitch and I’d say my decision making was pretty good. But in all other aspects of life, from deciding on university to which ice...

  • Walking the talk!

    With the Commonwealth Games finishing recently and the athletes returning home from Australia to more normal lives, I thought I’d focus this blog post on sport. In particular, on hockey and its relationship with the wider world and the working...

  • 2 girls, 10 eggs

    Project Work has been super busy the past few weeks! Firstly, following International Women´s Day, there were two weeks full of events for the He for She campaign - a global gender equality campaign. My first event with CECASEM was...

  • No News, Just Views

    La Paz Camp Illimani

  • Brain Farts and Cable Cars

    Project Work at CECASEM is going really well and I´m loving it! Me and the two other volunteers have spent the past few weeks working on our project proposal for a grant. We have planned a girls empowerment weekend camp...

  • Broad not Deep

    Since starting work in the Sustainable Futures Research Team at the Welsh Government I have been involved in a vast range of projects and topic areas. The team covers housing, culture, and environment research – some pretty meaty topics for...

  • Being Welcomed into Twerton

    This year I am spending time living and working alongside the Church of England in Twerton, Bath. I am gaining experience in social work, Christian ministry and theological studies. At 2.5 months in, there is a lot to learn... What...

  • It's the final countdown...

    This past year has been a world wind ride: -       I have met Sir Trevor McDonald for the CR Awards -       I have helped run the Young Talent Programme with some of the children from ‘Educating the East End’ -      ...