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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

Aug 18, 2017

What makes for a strong Voluntary Sector Review paper? Eight points to consider

Rob Macmillan, Nick Acheson and Bernard Harris, editors of the international Voluntary Sector Review journal, present 8 tips for submitting a strong paper. Read more on our blog
What makes for a strong Voluntary Sector Review paper? Eight points to consider

Jul 28, 2017

Welcome Jo Greig!

We're excited to announce, Jo Greig, previously international marketing director and western European sales director at Macmillan Education, is joining us as the sales and marketing director. Keep reading
Welcome Jo Greig!

Jul 19, 2017

Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

We held a fantastic launch event on 6 July at the British Society of Gerontology Conference for the two new books in the Ageing in a Global Context series: 'Gender, ageing and extended working life' and 'Intimacy and ageing'. Keep reading
Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

Jul 19, 2017

Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

Earlier this month we asked Twitter to tell us what #DemocracyIs to win a copy of Matt Flinders' new book, What kind of democracy is this? Read the winning answers here. Keep reading
Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

Jul 12, 2017

Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

Kate Pahl and Keri Facer, authors of Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research, discuss the value of co-production and collaboration between academic researchers and community projects. Read more on our blog
Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

Jun 27, 2017

Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

We are delighted to announce that Policy & Politics has achieved an impressive result in this year’s Journal Citation Reports with an Impact Factor of 1.939. Keep reading
Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

Jun 27, 2017

Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Policy Press announced today their partnership with Enago, a leading author service provider that specifically caters to the large section of the global research community for whom English is a second language (ESL). Keep reading
Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Jun 23, 2017

Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

A successful launch of this exciting new journal was held in Bristol on 21 June after the Justice, Inequality and Gender-Based violence conference. Keep reading
Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Jun 7, 2017

Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

Policy Press is delighted to announce that it has licensed its seven Social Atlases as a collection through the Exact Editions platform. Read more on our blog
Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

May 30, 2017

Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Co-Editor Emma Williamson introduces the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence, an international journal committed to social justice and to lending a voice to those who work in or have experienced gender-based violence in their lives. Read more on our blog
Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

May 26, 2017

50% off selected titles until 9 June

We are giving you the opportunity to buy books that address the key policy issues that all parties should be focusing on, offering the latest research, alternatives and solutions. Browse books on offer here
50% off selected titles until 9 June

May 15, 2017

Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

In celebration of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice’s 25th anniversary, editors Rod Hick and Gill Main reflect on the achievements of the journal and release a selection of articles free to download for the remainder of 2017. Read more on our blog
Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

Apr 26, 2017

Academic Work, Fast and Slow

Should academics strive to be ‘fast’ or ‘slow’? Helen Kara, author of Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners, argues that there is not one, clear answer. Read more on our blog
Academic Work, Fast and Slow

Mar 23, 2017

Bristol University Press editorial announcements

Bristol University Press is pleased to announce new appointments that will drive the publisher’s expansion into new and emerging subject areas. Stephen Wenham and Paul Stevens, both formerly of Palgrave Macmillan, will be joining BUP as of early April to lead the new commissioning in politics and international relations, and economics, business and management, respectively. Keep reading
Bristol University Press editorial announcements

Feb 16, 2017

Open access: A publisher’s perspective

Julia Mortimer, Assistant Director of Policy Press/University of Bristol Press, explores the benefits, opportunities and challenges of open access (OA), one of the most significant publishing developments since the invention of the printing press. Read more on our blog
Open access: A publisher’s perspective