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May 25, 2018

Prestigious new journals from Bristol University Press!

Did you know that we will be expanding our journals list significantly as part of the development of Bristol University Press? Already this year we launch two exciting new titles in areas which represent the changing profile of our list more generally. And this is only the start of our mission to publish the highest quality scholarship addressing global challenges across the social sciences. Keep reading
Prestigious new journals from Bristol University Press!

May 16, 2018

First Bristol University Press book out today: a message from Head of Commissioning Victoria Pittman

We’re pleased to announce the publication today of Squaring the Circle on Brexit: Could the Norway model work? Written by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, it provides the first systematic assessment of the so-called Norway model, suggested as an off-the-shelf option for the UK to ‘square the circle’ after Brexit. Keep reading
First Bristol University Press book out today: a message from Head of Commissioning Victoria Pittman

May 1, 2018

Introducing Bristol University Press: a message from Alison Shaw

May is a month of celebration for us as we publish the first books and journals under the Bristol University Press brand. Keep reading
Introducing Bristol University Press: a message from Alison Shaw

May 1, 2018

Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2017 Carol Weiss Prize announced

To mark its tenth anniversary in 2015, Evidence & Policy launched a prize in memory of Professor Carol Weiss, the journal’s first North American Editor and a pioneer in the field. Keep reading
Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2017 Carol Weiss Prize announced

Apr 13, 2018

AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize

Congratulations to Beth Breeze who has been awarded the 2018 AFP/Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy! Keep reading
AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize

Mar 9, 2018

Ann Oakley book launch

Ann Oakley’s book Women peace and welfare was launched last night at St George’s Church Bloomsbury. Keep reading
Ann Oakley book launch

Mar 8, 2018

Launch of Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors

Join John Kendall for the launch of his new book 'Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors' on Tuesday 13 March 2018 at 6pm. Keep reading
Launch of Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors

Mar 7, 2018

Our inspiring women for International Women’s Day 2018

March 8 sees both the publication of Ann Oakley’s Women, peace and welfare and International Women’s Day. In the book, Ann tells the inspirational untold stories of women who’s work and vision of a more humane way of living have influenced social reform and welfare. Read more on our blog
Our inspiring women for International Women’s Day 2018

Feb 26, 2018

Why the UCU strikes are bound to be insufficient to ensure equality

Jan Deckers, contributor to Justice and fairness in the city, talks about the UCU strikes, currently underway. Read more on our blog
Why the UCU strikes are bound to be insufficient to ensure equality

Jan 22, 2018

Welcome to Evidence & Policy's new Editors-in-Chief

We are delighted to announce that Dr Katherine Smith and Dr Mark Pearson are joining the Evidence & Policy team as the Journal’s new Editors-in-Chief from January 2018. Keep reading
Welcome to Evidence & Policy's new Editors-in-Chief

Jan 18, 2018

Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner

Congratulations to Shirley Hill, and her book Inequality and African-American Health, for being named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice! Keep reading
Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner

Dec 12, 2017

Congratulations Alison Shaw!

Bristol University Press and Policy Press are delighted to announce the inclusion of its CEO, Alison Shaw in the top 100 most influential people in the book trade 2017. Keep reading
Congratulations Alison Shaw!

Dec 8, 2017

Policy Press journals accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index

Policy Press is delighted to announce that the following journals have been accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI): Keep reading
Policy Press journals accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index

Nov 17, 2017

Beyond the Backstreet – Fighting for Abortion Rights 50 Years on

Judith Orr, author of Abortion wars, recently spoke at a one-day event hosted by Abortion Rights to celebrate the 50th birthday of the 1967 Abortion Act. Keep reading
Beyond the Backstreet – Fighting for Abortion Rights 50 Years on

Nov 17, 2017

What's gone wrong with welfare reform?

Sam Royston launched his new book Broken benefits with a roundtable discussion in parliament discussing the flaws of social security and the changes needed to build a better system for the future. Keep reading
What's gone wrong with welfare reform?

Nov 6, 2017

Is the new impact agenda the excuse you’ve been waiting for...?

Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer, researching the impacts of Universal Credit since 2013 as part of the collaborative ESRC Welfare Conditionality project, reflect on their recent experience of contributing to the Universal Credit debate, to argue that impact activities can be most meaningful if they are aimed at making a difference that really matters. Read more on our blog
Is the new impact agenda the excuse you’ve been waiting for...?

Nov 2, 2017

Carl Milofsky appointed Co-Editor of Voluntary Sector Review

We are delighted to announce that Professor Carl Milofsky will be joining the editorial team of Voluntary Sector Review (VSR) as Co-Editor from January 2018. Keep reading
Carl Milofsky appointed Co-Editor of Voluntary Sector Review

Oct 19, 2017

Editor in Chief of Journal of Gender-Based Violence becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Marianne Hester OBE, Chair in Gender, Violence and International Policy at the University of Bristol and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence has been awarded the title of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Keep reading
Editor in Chief of Journal of Gender-Based Violence becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Oct 2, 2017

Kayleigh Garthwaite winner of 2017 British Academy Peter Townsend prize

Kayleigh Garthwaite has won this year's British Academy Peter Townsend Prize for 'Hunger pains: life inside foodbank Britain'. Keep reading
Kayleigh Garthwaite winner of 2017 British Academy Peter Townsend prize

Sep 21, 2017

Violence against women and children in diverse contexts: FRS special issue

Nicky Stanley, Ingrid Palmary and Khatidja Chantler, editors of the special issue of Families, Relationships and Societies, detail the content of the issue and explain why examining both differing and shared experience of violence and abuse is essential. Read more on our blog
Violence against women and children in diverse contexts: FRS special issue