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THE 2020 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
DIGITAL-FIRST EVENT 7-15 NOV 2020
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Homelessness - a Comparative Analysis

09th November 2020 10.00 : 11.30
Talk/Webinar, Training/capacity building, Interactive activity, High profile

About this event

This session will set out to showcase how social science research and analysis can help explain events and offer evidenced-based solutions, with a specific focus to Wales. A range of academic staff, guest speakers, postgraduates will be invited to contribute to various aspects of the topics to showcase the importance and influence of social sciences.  The event will be delivered on-line via a series of interconnected presentations followed by a Q & A session where the audience are able to ask participant questions and participate in a live discussion.

Programme of events:

1. Dr Corinna Patterson - Introduction to Social Sciences (Chair)        

2. Dr Hefin Gwilym - Discussing Housing First – Wales’ Homeless Policy

3. Dr Saija Turunen – Comparative analysis between Finland and UK Housing Policy and how social science research has affected policy in Finland.                                              

4. Dr Teresa Crew – On-line Activity on national budgeting decision making              

5. Discussion panel