Social Science Conference

Reichel Hall, Bangor University
Friday 9 November 2018, 09:00–16:00

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science in November (a weeklong festival which highlight the work of the social science) I will be hosting a conference here in Bangor in Reichel Hall. This will be on the 9th November 2018. It is a full day conference with speakers in the morning and workshops in the afternoon. 9-4

The topic, in line with my recently completed PhD research is looking at the role of changing social security in the UK, especially that which now sees the roll-out of Universal Credit.

I have added a link here which you could possibly use for pictures/details etc. for anyone interested (Staff/Student, Public, and of course, all who have an interest in understanding the changes which are coming with Universal Credit and welfare reform are welcome. Lunch provided. 

Details of confirmed speakers; 

1.       Key note; Albert Owen M.P. Anglesey

2.       What is Universal Credit; Sally Heywood (Mon C.A.B.)

3.       The Poverty Premium; Dr Hefin Gwilym (Bangor University School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences)

4.       Universal Credit and Work; Dr Louise Prendergast (Bangor University School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences)

5.       Universal Credit and Exclusion; Dr Eifiona Thomas Lane (School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography) and Dr Dave Beck (Bangor University School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences)

6.       Universal Credit and Housing Issues; Darren Thomas (Grwp Cynefin)

7.       Lunch and art display

8.       Workshops on how to work with Universal Credit

Tickets for Eventbrite event.