Undertaking a Systematic Literature Review: Using the EPPI-centre approach 

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TCELT Research Methods Seminar Start: 12th January, 2-4pm Location: Dalhousie 2S16 Speaker: Professor Divya Jindal-Snape, School of Education & Social Work, University of Dundee.  Review of literature is a crucial research activity. The goals of a literature review are to demonstrate to the reader a familiarity with a body of knowledge and establish credibility, show the path of prior research and how a current research study is linked to it, integrate and summarise what is known in an area, and learn from others and stimulate new ideas. It helps the researcher in understanding, a. ...

PITL International Conference 2017

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Date: 14 - 16 June 2017 Location: Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee The first PITL (Promoting Inclusion, Transforming Lives) International Conference in June 2017 will attract more than 200 national and international delegates to Dundee and Angus for a 3 day conference.  People with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) touch our lives in a way that challenges us to reflect on the way we care, the way we interact as communities and how we connect as human beings. This conference will provide an interface for research, practice and policy that supports this concept but for a wider ...

TCELT Research Methods Seminar

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Application of an Ethical Framework: Trauma Recovery in Interprofessional Cross-Cultural Contexts Date: 28th November, 2-4pm Location: Dalhousie 2S16 Speaker: Dr Ian G. Barron, Reader, School of Education & Social Work, University of Dundee. Research into the complex interactions of personal, professional, and interprofessional ethics is in its infancy. Where interprofessional decision making is made in cross-cultural contexts, ethical dilemmas multiply; inversely, research to guide judgments is sparse. This study sought to explore interprofessional ethical decision making within a project, which deliv...

Acting locally, Thinking Globally in Social Work Education

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Date:27 October 2016 Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm Location: Dalhousie 2G14 The problems and challenges of Social work relate to both local and global contexts, and Social Work Education needs to be characterized by this, although how to fully realize it is complex. At the Malmo University and in the Department of Social Work, we are offering two international courses in Social Work and Social Policy. Internationalization at home is a major part in our integration of the international classroom into both education and research. The purpose of this seminar is to give reflections on how Social Work Education can...

What now for tackling poverty, challenges and priorities and hidden issues?

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Date: 27 October 2016 Time: 3:00 - 4:00pmLocation: Dalhousie 2G14 Fiona has been involved in a diverse range of research projects working at Scottish, UK and European levels, and has written on a number of subjects including austerity impacts, welfare reform, homelessness, rural poverty and health inequalities. Her research specialism is participatory research with people experiencing poverty. She was recently part of the editorial team of the book of Poverty in Scotland 2016. Tools for Transformation and is involved in advisory and steering groups across the public and voluntary sector. Prior to joining ...

Inclusion phobia: Learning disability at the interface between politics and psychiatry

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‘Inclusion phobia’ can be defined as a very particular and extreme type of othering, currently applying in particular to learning disability both in children and in adults. Inclusion phobia involves the ability to rationalize mutually contradictory ideas and to reject disconfirmatory evidence, and thus partly matches the classic description of schizophrenia. It can therefore be described not only in anthropological but also in psychiatric terms. It is a pathology that can be observed in the fields of administration and policy (for example The Keys to Life or the Children and Young People Act 20...

Youth, Violence and Human Rights in Brazilian Favelas Seminar


The Centre for Transformative Change: Educational and Life Transitions (TCELT) and Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) invite you to attend the seminar Youth, violence and Human Rights in Brazilian Favelas Tuesday, 13 September 2016 from 14:00 to 16:00. University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building, room 2S16 Chaired by Dr Fernando Fernandes, School of Education and Social Work, speakers include: · Professor Fatima Cecchetto, PhD in Collective Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Masculinity, violence and social projects in Rio de Janeiro The presentation aims to refle...

Promoting Inclusion - Transforming Lives Conference 2017


PAMIS and TCELT are delighted to announce the Promoting Inclusion - Transforming Lives 2017 Conference. University of Dundee on the 14th - 16th June 2017. We are busy planning an exciting conference programme bringing together delegates from across the globe to share ideas, research, debate practice and promote work that supports inclusion and transition. PAMIS and TCELT are passionate about inclusion and support through transitions in order to transform the lives of some of the most excluded people within our communities. Come to beautiful Scotland where a very warm welcome awaits you in Dundee ...