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Mar 22, 2019

Chief Executive Alison Shaw speaking at UKSG

We’re pleased to announce that Bristol University Press will be present at the upcoming UKSG 42nd Annual Conference and Exhibition, where, the Alison Shaw, Chief Executive of Bristol University Press, and Megan Taylor, Press Manager at the University of Huddersfield Press, will explore some of the key challenges and opportunities facing university presses in the rapidly changing world of scholarly publishing. Keep reading
Chief Executive Alison Shaw speaking at UKSG

Mar 5, 2019

Why we are proud to be part of academic publishing #AcBookWeek

This Academic Book Week, and ten months after the publication of the first Bristol University Press title, Victoria Pittman, our Head of Commissioning, looks back over the year, showcasing our lists so far and explaining why we’re proud and privileged to be part of the academic publishing world. Read more on our blog
Why we are proud to be part of academic publishing #AcBookWeek

Feb 8, 2019

Celebrating the 10-year collaboration between Voluntary Sector Review...

By John Mohan, Director of the Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham, celebrates the 10 year collaboration between Voluntary Sector Review, the Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham and the Voluntary Sector Studies Network. Read more on our blog
Celebrating the 10-year collaboration between Voluntary Sector Review...

Feb 5, 2019

New Policy Press Scholarship Online Upload

This month we're adding over 25 new titles to our PPSO e-book collection. To celebrate the new upload, the introductory chapters of the new titles will be free to access on the platform until 1st March 2019. Keep reading
New Policy Press Scholarship Online Upload

Feb 1, 2019

‘Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice’ Launch

We had the immense pleasure of being hosted by Lord Alf Dubs in a House of Lords committee room at the Palace of Westminster last night for the launch of the Policy Press title Unaccompanied Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice, edited by Sue Clayton, Katie Willis and Anna Gupta. Keep reading
‘Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice’ Launch

Jan 7, 2019

The handbook of food crime wins Choice Outstanding Academic Title award

We're excited to announce that A handbook of food crime, by Allison Gray and Ronald Hinch, has been chosen as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. Keep reading
The handbook of food crime wins Choice Outstanding Academic Title award

Dec 18, 2018

Poverty, injustice and hope: new UN report reveals our publishing past, present and future

In our last blog piece of 2018, Chief Executive Alison Shaw looks at the recent UN report on UK poverty and how there is hope for change in publishing research that challenges inequality, prejudice and poor political and economic decisions. Read more on our blog
Poverty, injustice and hope: new UN report reveals our publishing past, present and future

Nov 14, 2018

Celebrating University Press Week

This week we celebrate University Press Week. We are proud to be part of this important publishing community that helps disseminate academic work to the widest readership possible. Keep reading
Celebrating University Press Week

Nov 13, 2018

Understanding Brexit launch

Last week, on 8 November, Tim Oliver launched Understanding Brexit: A concise introduction at Loughborough University London. Keep reading
Understanding Brexit launch

Oct 23, 2018

Sustainable Open Access and Impact: Celebrating OA Week

We are delighted to be a part of the Open Access Week celebrations and to be able to showcase OA content and initiatives at Bristol University Press and Policy Press. Journals and OA Director, Julia Mortimer, explains why. Read more on our blog
Sustainable Open Access and Impact: Celebrating OA Week

Sep 24, 2018

Why ‘leaning in’ is not enough

A new book by Dr Zoe Young, is the first to go inside women’s work and family lives in a year of working flexibly. Keep reading
Why ‘leaning in’ is not enough

Sep 19, 2018

Futures of Work: A message from Business and Management Commissioning Editor, Paul Stevens

It’s a pleasure to introduce Futures of Work, which is led by a first-rate team of scholars from the University of Bristol. Keep reading
Futures of Work: A message from Business and Management Commissioning Editor, Paul Stevens

Aug 31, 2018

Introducing Marx at 200

Iain Ferguson and Michael Lavalette introduce the new special issue of Critical and Radical Social Work, ‘Marx at 200’, in this editorial. Read more on our blog
Introducing Marx at 200

Aug 15, 2018

Launch of the Global Agenda for Social Justice

The Global Agenda for Social Justice was launched last week at the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) in Philadelphia. Keep reading
Launch of the Global Agenda for Social Justice

Aug 1, 2018

Mary O’Hara launches new anti-poverty multi-platform initiative

Mary O Hara, author of Austerity Bites, has launched Project Twist-It - a brand new anti-poverty multi-platform initiative aiming to shift the negative rhetoric around poverty in the UK and the US. Keep reading
Mary O’Hara launches new anti-poverty multi-platform initiative

Jul 31, 2018

The soul of a university launch

Former Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, Professor Chris Brink, returned to launch his new book which explores the role of higher education in society. The Soul of a University: Why excellence is not enough, provides an in-depth analysis of why universities should have a social purpose as well as achieve academic excellence. Keep reading
The soul of a university launch

Jul 19, 2018

'Dead-end lives' wins book award

We're delighted to announce that 'Dead-end lives' by Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero has won the 2018 American Society of Criminology Division of International Criminology Outstanding Book award. Read more
'Dead-end lives' wins book award

Jun 14, 2018

Reay wins the Jake Ryan Book Award

Congratulations to Diane Reay and her book Miseducation which won the Working-Class Studies Association Jake Ryan Book Award. Keep reading
Reay wins the Jake Ryan Book Award

Jun 11, 2018

Great Coverage for Squaring the circle on Brexit

Squaring the circle on Brexit, by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, was the first Bristol University Press book to be published, and since publication it has received some great media coverage we wanted to highlight. Keep reading
Great Coverage for Squaring the circle on Brexit

Jun 7, 2018

Women, Peace and Welfare in Times Higher Education

Ann Oakley's Women, peace and welfare is Book of the week in Times Higher Education this week. Read the full article
Women, Peace and Welfare in Times Higher Education