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The Research Centre for the Social Sciences works to promote social science research at York. It fosters interdisciplinary research collaborations, provides training and skills development for our community of researchers, and promotes knowledge exchange and impact with our regional, national and international partners outside the academy.

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ESRC IAA Newsletter 12 January 2016

Friday 29 January 2016

The latest news from the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account team.

New research shows a different way forward for work with separating families

Friday 22 January 2016

Independent research report funded through the University of York ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

York Talks Research Showcase 2016 results

Tuesday 19 January 2016

The inspiring York Talks returned to the University of York on 6 January 2016.

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The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre awards a minimum of 48 PhD studentships a year for home and EU doctoral students. Applications are now open for an October 2016 start.  More information can be found here: