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Dec 2, 2016

First Carol Weiss Prize Seminar held

A seminar celebrating the first Evidence & Policy Carol Weiss prize winner Will Allen (COMPAS, University of Oxford) was held at the University of Oxford on Wednesday 30th November. Keep reading
First Carol Weiss Prize Seminar held

Nov 28, 2016

Free download: Brexit and working class politics

To mark the timely publication of the ebook of The rise of the right by Simon Winlow, Steve Hall and James Treadwell, we are offering the postscript to the book - Brexit and working class politics - FREE on our website. Keep reading
Free download: Brexit and working class politics

Nov 28, 2016

Come and work with us!

We are looking for two Senior Commissioning Editors/Publishers and a Commissioning Editor to join the University of Bristol Press team. Keep reading

Nov 25, 2016

Charity pie night for Unseen

Policy Press recently hosted a charity pie night, raising money for our charity for 2016, Unseen UK. Keep reading
Charity pie night for Unseen

Nov 24, 2016

Nominations for the Peter Townsend Prize 2017 now open

The Peter Townsend Prize, worth £2,000, is awarded biennially in for outstanding work with policy relevance on a topic to which Townsend made a major contribution. Keep reading

Nov 14, 2016

Celebrating #ARNOVA16

Download free articles on this year’s conference theme from Voluntary Sector Review Keep reading
Celebrating #ARNOVA16

Oct 19, 2016

Neon nails to support Unseen UK's #letsnailit campaign

Policy Press staff have painted their nails neon this week in support of Unseen UK's Anti Slavery Day 'Let's Nail It' campaign. Keep reading
Neon nails to support Unseen UK's #letsnailit campaign

Oct 19, 2016

Rethinking sustainable cities launches at UN HABITAT III

David Simon's book, Rethinking sustainable cities: Accessible, green and fair, launched at UN HABITAT 3 in Quito this week. Keep reading
Rethinking sustainable cities launches at UN HABITAT III

Oct 13, 2016

Policy Press and the University of Bristol Announce New Publishing Venture

Policy Press, IPG/Frankfurt Book Fair Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year 2016, together with the University of Bristol, one of the most popular universities in the UK, are proud to announce the creation of the University of Bristol Press. Keep reading
Policy Press and the University of Bristol Announce New Publishing Venture

Oct 10, 2016

Series launch: Class and inequality: Rethinking community development in the age of austerity

The new Rethinking Community Development series will be launched at an event at Goldsmiths, University of London, on Wednesday 9 November. The seminar will look at how a critical understanding of class can better enable practitioners to negotiate this contested space in the interests of communities of place, interest or identity. Keep reading
Series launch: Class and inequality: Rethinking community development in the age of austerity

Oct 7, 2016

Why do you want to be published? Open Access and making a difference

In this guest blog post about the publication of her book ‘Being a scholar in the digital era‘ with Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite reflects on why she believes information should be able to be widely accessed and shows how publishers can help to make this happen. Keep reading
Why do you want to be published? Open Access and making a difference

Sep 22, 2016

All Evidence & Policy content is free to access until 30 September 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to download some of our recent special issues. Read on to find out more... Keep reading
All Evidence & Policy content is free to access until 30 September 2016

Sep 22, 2016

New discounts and waivers for Open Access journal article processing charges

Policy Press is pleased to announce discounts to Open Access journal APCs for authors from institutions subscribing to the Policy Press Collection, and authors from low or medium human development categories of UN HDI. Read on for more details. Keep reading

Sep 22, 2016

House of Commons launch of Rebuilding social democracy

Rebuilding social democracy: Core principles for the centre left, edited by Kevin Hickson was launched last week at the House of Commons. Keep reading
House of Commons launch of Rebuilding social democracy

Sep 20, 2016

First Gold Open Access Policy Press book is now available

We are delighted to have published our first gold open access monograph - Rethinking sustainable cities by David Simon - which is now available in EPDF version for anyone to read via the OAPEN website. Keep reading
First Gold Open Access Policy Press book is now available

Sep 7, 2016

Patrick Ainley book event – Housmans bookshop London Wednesday 14th September 7pm

Please join author Patrick Ainley on Wednesday 14th September at Housmans bookshop London for a frank and open discussion about how our education system has let young people down. Keep reading
Patrick Ainley book event – Housmans bookshop London Wednesday 14th September 7pm

Aug 18, 2016

New Editor(s) sought for the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice (JPSJ) invites applications for the editorship of the journal to run for a period of 5 years from January 2017 to December 2021. It is hoped that the newly appointed editor/s will work alongside the current ones from November 2016 or earlier if possible. The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice provides a unique blend of high-quality research, policy and practice from leading authors in the field related to all aspects of poverty and social justice. The journal is published by Policy Press at the University of Bristol, is one of the leading social policy journals in the UK and is changing fast. More information about the journal can be found here: http://policypress.co.uk/journals/journal-of-poverty-and-social-justice Keep reading
New Editor(s) sought for the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Jul 18, 2016

Policy Press books referenced in House of Lords debate

Baroness Ruth Lister and Lord Archy Kirkwood quoted from Kayleigh Garthwaite's 'Hunger Pains' and 'Good Times, Bad Times' by John Hills, respectively, in a Lords debate on talking the causes of poverty in the UK last week. Keep reading

Jul 8, 2016

Launch of the Ageing in a Global Context series at the BSG conference

This exciting new series was launched last night at the bustling British Society of Gerontology conference. Keep reading
Launch of the Ageing in a Global Context series at the BSG conference

Jul 2, 2016

'Hunger Pains' event at the House of Commons

A panel event based on Kayleigh Garthwaite’s book ‘Hunger Pains: Life inside foodbank Britain’ took place in parliament on Wednesday 29 June. Keep reading
'Hunger Pains' event at the House of Commons