Two new PhD Fellowships on offer at ICSC!

Want to do your PhD here with us? Want funding? Two new PhD fellowships are on offer at UCLan's ICSC. One is in the field of Social Policy, the other in Energy and Society. The deadline is 8th October 2018 - so hurry! These are funded by the University Alliance DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship... Continue Reading →

New Book. ‘Governing Shale Gas Development: Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe’.

'Fracking' for shale gas is provoking great social controversy and protest around the world.  Public concerns range from local environmental impacts to the global effects of continued fossil fuel use. The development of the industry also has implications for local democracy and the ability of communities to have their say. A timely new book, edited... Continue Reading →

New Book. Intersectionality in Social Work: Activism and Practice in Context

An exciting new publication from Rachel Robbins, ICSC member and UCLan Guild Senior Research Fellow, co-edited with Salford University's Suryia Nayak.   Many people experience multiple forms of oppression from interlocking and overlapping relations of power and domination, around class, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and much more. The theory of ‘Intersectionality’, originating from Black... Continue Reading →

Research Towards a Sustainable Society

A report on the ICSCs July 4th Sustainability day workshop in Preston. By Dr. Larry Reynolds, Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change. Introduction: Sustainability Research and the Civic University Given its institutional history, much of the work that UCLan does across all its faculties is deeply intertwined with the civic, public service and professional life... Continue Reading →

Connect Conference: ‘Building Collaboration and Communication in Domestic Abuse Work’ 3rd Oct ’18.

UCLan Connect Centre for International Research on Violence and Harm. 2018 Conference. 9:15am - 4:30pm. Brockholes Conference Centre, Preston.   Keynote Speaker: Professor Gene Felder (University of Bristol).    Opportunities to: Hear about the latest research from the Connect Centre team. Attend workshops on areas of specialist interest. Network with other practitioners, researchers, students and... Continue Reading →

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