Much of our research starts from the premise that social work can make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. Social workers must have intellectual curiosity and a willingness to explore how things might be better for people who rely on services. As social work academics, we see our role as not only producing research and pursuing scholarship, but also encouraging the use of research in practice.
The social work subject area was delighted to host a visit by staff and students from the Master’s in Social Work programme at the University
This year the theme of international World Social Work Day was “relationships.” Professor John Devaney delivered a keynote presentation at the main UK event in