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Competition: Blogs of 2014

With Ben being crowned X-Factor victor, Lewis Hamilton zooming off with Sports Personality of the Year and Strictly reaching its own climax, the biggest competition...
Ripon, Social work education
Connecting People Study
Research methodology, Social Care Elf

Measuring quality of life

My first blog was published on the new Social Care Elf today. It is a review of a paper on the measurement of quality of...
Social work practice, Social work research
Mental health social work, Think Ahead

The future of mental health social work

The Think Ahead report published by IPPR in May has prompted much discussion among social work educators and practitioners. It has re-ignited the debate about...
Social Care Elf, Social work research
Cycling

Tour of Yorkshire Day 2

The Vale of York was shrouded in mist as we lined up for the start of day 2 of the Tour of Yorkshire. But it...
Cycling

Tour of Yorkshire Day 1

The NSPCC Tour of Yorkshire is based at York Sport Village, a new multi-sport complex next to the Heslington East campus of the University of...
Cycling

On the eve of the Tour of Yorkshire

My nemesis has finally arrived. The Tour of Yorkshire. 182 miles over two days with thundery rain likely to fall at some stage over the...