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A place for research meetings

Copyright Ian Martindale

A place for research seminars and workshops

Copyright Ian Martindale

A place for doctoral and post doctoral researchers and visitors

Research Centre for the Social Sciences

Welcome

Welcome to the Research Centre for Social Sciences (ReCSS), the central home for the social sciences at the University of York.

On this website you will find details of our events and training, as well as links to our constituent departments and centres at the university.

ReCSS is the principal space for social research training and offers dedicated facilities for workshops, visiting scholars and conferences. We are also the home of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre and provide high-quality accommodation for PhD students from across the campus in an interdisciplinary environment.

The social science community at York is widely recognised within the UK and internationally, and we welcome colleagues and students to visit the Centre, to participate in its many activities, and build on our ambition to provide a space in which our socially-relevant and exciting contributions can be broadcast to those outside the university.

 

Events

Tue
26
May

NARTI Workshop on Corruption, 26-27 May 2015

The York Management School is hosting a two-day workshop on the topic of Corruption. The event will bring together speakers from across Europe to facilitate debate and exchange on topics such as methods for researching corruption, perceptions of corruption, corruption as transgression, degeneration, and jouissance, and perceptions on indices. It will also provide time and space for PhD and ECR researchers to discuss their own work and engage with these ideas.

Wed
27
May

NARTI Workshop on Corruption, 26-27 May 2015

The York Management School is hosting a two-day workshop on the topic of Corruption. The event will bring together speakers from across Europe to facilitate debate and exchange on topics such as methods for researching corruption, perceptions of corruption, corruption as transgression, degeneration, and jouissance, and perceptions on indices. It will also provide time and space for PhD and ECR researchers to discuss their own work and engage with these ideas.

Thu
28
May

Public Research Seminar: Why Linguistics is central to Alzheimer's Research

In this research seminar, Alison Wray will explore the complex manner in which language defines and impacts on communication with and by people with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The talk will consider how linguists can apply their knowledge of language as a formal, functional, social and psychological system, to contribute new insights into, and possible solutions for, current practical problems in AD care. This event is open to researchers, professionals, linguists, students and members of the public with an interest in the subject

News

ReCSS PhD Student Wedding of the Year

Friday 8 May 2015

SPSW Phd student Laura Bainbridge has been shortlisted for wedding of the year in Yorkshire Wedding Magazine!


IAA February 2015 Newsletter

Thursday 2 April 2015

Welcome to the IAA February 2015 Newsletter


IAA March 2015 Newsletter

Thursday 2 April 2015

Welcome to the IAA March 2015 Newsletter


Research Centre

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Studentships

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 2015 start.  More information can be found here: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/postgraduate/esrc/

 

ReCSS PhD Weekly Coffee Mornings

Weekly Coffee mornings are held in the first floor student Social Space at ReCSS every Thursday at 11.00am.  All Social Sciences PhD students are welcome to come along for tea, coffee and biscuits.