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Report of Making Connections conference, focused on partnership working with service user and carers in social work education.
Read the Iriss annual activity review for 2017/18, which summarises our work over year and the difference that we've made to social services. 
A series of case studies that demonstrate what community social work is and has to offer, grounded in real-life context and experience.

Celebrating 10 years – 2010

A series of workshops on the theme of putting research into practice.
An interactive tutorial on how to find the information you need quickly, and use it effectively.
Challenging times, creative solutions. An Iriss conference, 2 November 2010.

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Learning Disability Week 2018

Iriss.fm, Episode 199
Learning Disability Week will take place from 14 to 20 May 2018. Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell from the…

I Am Me

Iriss.fm, Episode 198
Michael McEwan speaks to Debbie and Megan from I Am Me, a community charity, which is focused on raising awareness of…

Geetha Marcus

Iriss.fm, Episode 197
Presentation from Geetha Mercus on how she researched the educational experiences of Gypsy/Traveller girls in Scotland.

See Me

Iriss.fm, Episode 196
See Me is Scotland's Programme to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.

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