A Celebration of Social Science with the University of Plymouth


TIME: 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm
VENUE: Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth , Plymouth, PL4 8AA
PRESENTED BY: University of Plymouth

Join us on the 6th November to learn about our research with vulnerable and harder to reach groups in Plymouth and beyond.

The evening will be hosted by Professor Jerry Roberts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, with an opening talk from Professor Andy Phippen, University of Plymouth and Asha Beswetherick, Enable Law, about their work with litigators and care teams to protect and enhance the digital rights of adults who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions.

Then join us for a drink, chat to our researchers, network, and explore our exhibition featuring of a wide range of academic and student projects from across our Social Sciences, including:

  • Prisoner life stories through Dartington-based ‘Landworks’
  • Experiences of employment for those with mental health issues
  • How criminal justice responds to violent women
  • Trans-communities lived experiences of harm
  • Improving the health and wellbeing of those with combat PTSD
  • Migrant agricultural workers in the South West
  • Empowering harder-to-reach groups through food
  • Providing young adults with a non-formal training route to employment
  • The impact of family support agencies on so-called ‘troubled families’
  • Gypsy, Traveller and Roma experiences of planning and policing
  • Disadvantage and deprivation in English seaside towns
  • Nancy Astor’s relevance to Plymouth today
  • The award winning Plymouth Law Clinic
  • HIV digital activism

This event is open to all.

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