School of Applied Social Science

Open day – 2nd July

On July 2nd we held the first Open Day leading up to the 2017/18 UCAS round – it was a really busy and hopefully successful day.  I sent my thanks to staff and students yesterday but I have subsequently received the stats for the day.  SASS had 507 attendees with their families, this was 43%…

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House of Commons visit and meeting Caroline Lucas MP

Some of the politics team at SASS including Aidan McGarry, Fran Burke and Chris Wyatt with second year politics students studying Political Movements on a tour of the Houses of Parliament, where we had a meeting with Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton Pavilion). Students asked Caroline about the prices of rent for students in Brighton and…

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Time to Panic? Producing Dis-ease in Epidemic Proportions

SOCIAL SCIENCE FORUM Wednesday 13th January 2016 by China Mills Room E424, Checkland Building, Falmer Campus The World Health Organisation tells us that mental disorders constitute a global epidemic, a huge worldwide burden of disease, and an obstacle to individual, national and economic development. Here the logic of epidemiology is applied to mental disorders, which…

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Social Science Forum

The 2015-16 Timetable is now available! Please contact J.Green2@brighton.ac.uk with any queries.  

Positive practice rewarded

The university’s Social Science Policy and Research Centre (SSPARC) was recognised for its contribution to research in mental health care, at the Positive Practice Awards in Sussex.

Student’s Union Excellence Awards 2015

Many congratulations to Dawn Stephen who was awarded the Student’s Union Excellence Award 2015 for Achievement with students yesterday evening, at the ceremony in Brighton. Dawn’s remarkable service in personal and academic tutoring, and her ability to encourage, inspire and motivate students, was acknowledged and commended in the awarding speech. This is a very well…

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Annual Festival of Social Sciences: Special guest speaker Professor Laurie Taylor

Professor Laurie Taylor Visiting Professor, Birkbeck College, University of London Presenter, BBC Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed Thursday 11 June 2015, 6pm W100 Westlain House, Falmer Campus Free admission For further information email sassenquiries@brighton.ac.uk. SASS Annual public lecture poster 2015_final

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