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Government’s flagship Welfare-to-Work scheme – failing the ‘harder to help’ by design?

Eleanor Carter (PhD researcher) and Dr Adam Whitworth, Dept of Geography

The full article is published in the Journal of Social Policy and is available freely to all via… 909 more words

Research

Web of Science and Google Scholar: Which to use?

Both! No question about it. Use both. But definitely use Web of Science. Don’t just stick to Google Scholar. And that’s my worry. When I hear students say how they found an article or searched for literature, I’m hearing Scholar. 389 more words

Human Geography

My week as a lecturer #11...making time for each other

In the spirit of the season, this post is about how great it is when we make time for each other. Volunteering an hour to help colleagues, advise, discuss, celebrate… It can change someone’s day and ideas. 203 more words

Jason Prior on dilemmas in the planning, mapping and design for health and wellbeing

Dr Jason Prior, Associate Professor and Research Director at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology (UTS)

https://sdhi.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/jason-prior-seminar.mp3

, Sydney presented an inspiring and thematically wide-ranging seminar on the understanding of the complex socio-spatial contexts for health and wellbeing. 10 more words

Events

Disability, Arts and Wellbeing Workshop with DaDaFest

Post by Dr. Bethan Evans

On Friday 21st November, Ciara Kierans and I organised a workshop on Disability, Arts and Wellbeing on behalf of the University’s Centre for Health, Arts and Science ( 632 more words

Human Geography

North and South: How even geography becomes a source of prejudice

Human geography will outstrip all the cartographic lines we put down on maps. We draw them compulsively, needing to categorise and separate—on the ground, on paper, but somehow there’s no finality. 626 more words

India

Homophobia and HIV vulnerability

This topic was discussed by Gerry Kearns and Andrew Tucker on Newstalk.ie, starting at 18:00 in this podcast. Also an opinion piece by Gerry Kearns, … 2,440 more words

Human Geography