School of Applied Social Science

Social Work Students are set to benefit from a new partnership that will help transform the lives of our local community

The South Coast Regional Centre for Education (SCRC), is a new formed partnership consisting of the University of Brighton, the University of Sussex, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. One of its key aims is to recruit and retain high quality social work graduates in the local area, equipping them with…

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Shocking survey shows that 75% of police agree with carrying a taser

With over 8000 Metropolitan Police stating in a recent survey that they should be allowed to carry a taser, this has become a hot topic for debate. Professor Peter Squires, of Criminology and Public Policy at the University of Brighton, speaks to The Conversation about the lessons learnt from countries where police carry weapons, and what the research…

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