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SHUSU Events

Welcome to our SHUSU Events page, keep up to date with whats happening in SHUSU.  On this page you will be able to find out about upcoming events being held across all 4 sub-groups, including details of how to book your place if required.  To access the information, click on the items listed.

Upcoming Events

Hidden Young People in Salford: Research findings launch

University of Salford | The Old Firestation | The Crescent | M5 4WT Salford | United Kingdom
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 from 10:30 to 13:00 (BST)

Academics at the University of Salford have been commissioned by Salford City Council as part of the Salford Anti-Poverty Taskforce collaboration to undertake research exploring the experience of ‘Hidden’ young people in Salford – i.e. those young people who are neither in employment, education or training (NEET), nor who claim the benefits they are entitled to. This event will provide an overview of the key research findings with City Mayor, Paul Dennett providing a response to the findings.

For more details on this free event click here...

CARe Seminar Series
Embarrassment and gratitude: The experience of food bank use in England

University of Salford | L417 Allerton Building | Frederick Road | M6 6PU Salford | United Kingdom
Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 (BST)

This seminar will highlight that food bank use engenders feelings of both embarrassment and gratitude among those accessing them. Analysis of interviews conducted with food bank staff and people using food banks throughout the Liverpool City Region shows that both terms came up frequently. Other academic literature on food bank use in the UK where this trend has been identified will also be discussed.

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Sustainable Transport Futures Inaugural Seminar: 'Bike Share and our cities'

University of Salford | The Old Firestation | The Crescent | M5 4WT Salford | United Kingdom
Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 (BST)

Bike Share Report kicks off new Transport Seminar Series. The University of Salford invites you to join us for the inaugural seminar of our ‘Sustainable Transport Futures’ series: ‘Bike Share and our cities’’, which will featuring the launch of brand new research on bike sharing schemes. 

With cycling riding high on the Greater Manchester agenda, and the area’s Mobike bike share scheme in the news, this seminar is an opportunity to hear more about the ways in which bike share could contribute to developing more sustainable and active cities. As cities around UK and the world adopt this technology we ask what we can learn from experiences so far.

This seminar is aimed at those interested in sustainable transport including researchers, practitioners, transport professionals, students and policy-makers.

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Previous Events

Welfare conditionality: Sanctions, support and behaviour change Final findings launch

Took place Wednesday, 18 July 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00 (BST)
University of Salford | The Old Firestation

This event presented the final findings from the five-year ESRC funded Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, support and behaviour change project. This project has created an international and interdisciplinary focal point for research on welfare conditionality, providing a new and wide-ranging evidence base on the impact and ethicality of welfare conditionality across a range of policy areas.

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Sanctions, Support & Service Leavers: Social security benefits, welfare conditionality and transitions from military to civilian life - First-wave findings launch

Took place Thursday 19th April 2018, 5pm to 8.30pm
MediaCity UK

The event presented the first-wave findings of an ongoing longitudinal project funded by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) called Sanctions, Support and Service Leavers: Welfare conditionality and transitions from military to civilian life. This ground breaking project represents the first substantive research focusing specifically on veterans’ experiences of the social security benefits system in their transition to civilian life.

For more information on the project click here