Solent Social Work Student Research Conference 2023
Reserve your spot at Solent University's Student Social Work Research Conference 2023, a showcase of cutting-edge research compiled by final-year BA (Hons) Social Work students on contemporary themes within the sector.
Solent University, Southampton is opening its doors to local community organisations and social work professionals who might benefit from its Student Social Work Research Conference; a showcase of cutting-edge research compiled by final-year BA (Hons) Social Work students on contemporary themes within the sector.
The Research Conference, taking place at on Wednesday 29 March 2023 at 10am, is an opportunity for students, staff, social work professionals and the community to come together to share work, insights and requirements across the discipline.
The event is open to anyone wanting to share in high quality research and expertise, build collaborative relationships and engage in key areas and developments in social work practice and policy. Attendance CPD certificates will be available for practitioners.
This year, Julia Ross, the Chair of the British Association of Social Workers will provide the keynote speech and the event will be attended by the Lord Mayor of Southampton, community leaders, the Provost of Solent University and other officers of the Vice-Chancellors office.
Dr David Galley, Course Leader in Social Work at Solent, and organiser says: “We are very much looking forward to bringing together everyone with shared values to continually explore and improve social work practices, particularly in light of the recent negative media coverage of social work. Our student colleagues have been working extremely hard to prepare to share research findings and are interested in sharing these widely opening discussions around them. Our courses are well-established, and we take great pride in having firm relationships with community leaders and people with lived experience in the social work arena in which many student colleagues develop their careers with.”
The event will be followed by an opportunity to view the research posters in various breakout rooms and discuss some of the latest developments in social work ask question, and, refreshments will also be available.
The conference is open to the public.