Social Work

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The University of Edinburgh has been providing training for social workers since 1918. It is one of the largest centres for social work education in the UK and is among the highest ranked for the quality of its teaching and research. We provide a range of educational opportunities for both intending and qualified social workers, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Women, Social Work and the First World War

Prof Viv Cree and Dr Dave Burnham will be presenting papers on women and the First World War at the Social Work History Network meeting

Beyond the Child Snatchers: Social Work in Film and TV

Prof Viv Cree is contributing to this ESRC sponsored Festival of Social Science event, to be held at the Manchester Central Library on 8th November,

Research grant award: Carnegie Trust

Dr Sumeet Jain has been awarded a research grant to study alternatives in community mental health: defining the contours of non-formal care in western India

Nov 11 Seminar: Speaker: Alison Irving # Waverley Care/Knowledge Exchange Fellow Improving the Healthcare Experiences of People Living with HIV in Scotland 14:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Room 3, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Work Seminar Series

Nov 25 Seminar: Speaker: Bob Holman # TBC From Kilbrandon to FARE 14:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Room 4, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Honorary lecture

Nov 28 Conference: Speaker: Jonathan Hearn # The University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Stephen Webb # Glasgow Caledonian University; Speaker: David McKendrick # Glasgow Caledonian University; Speaker: Lesley McAra # The University of Edinburgh; Speaker: James Mitchell # The University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Robin McAlpline # The Common Weal; Hosted by: Mark Smith # The University of Edinburgh An Enlightened Nation 10:00 (6 hours) , South Hall, Pollock Halls