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Research, projects and events on topics related to social work and social care.

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Nov 30, 2016

On 30 November 2016, the Health and Social Care Alliance, in partnership with a number of sector organisations including Iriss, hosted a seminar entitled - A watershed for social work in Scotland?

The event brought people together to explore the implications of the Audit Scotland report on social work in...


Nov 21, 2016

In this episode, Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Hood, Co-ordinator at theLearning Disability Alliance Scotland.

It's an interesting discussion which gives an overview of what the organisation does, and touches on number of topics including care charges, hate crime and self-directed support.

Music Credit: Something Elated...


Nov 15, 2016

On 15 November 2016, Danielle Farrel, spoke to Iriss.fm about her PhD research, which examined the 2012 child abuse scandals in the UK. The research focused on the multifunctional nature of online discourse surrounding the issue. In this interview, she provides an overview of the main findings and recommendations.

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Nov 9, 2016

In this episode Michael McEwan speaks to Brian Scott, Development Manager at the Glasgow Disability Alliance about the work that it does.

Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free


Oct 27, 2016

In 2012, Iriss undertook a project focused on understanding how an assets based approach could improve mental health and well-being within East Dunbartonshire, focusing specifically on Kirkintilloch.

East Dunbartonshire Association of Mental Health is now in the process of integrating Personal Asset Mapping (PAM) into...