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Research Centre for Social Sciences

The hub for interdisciplinary research and postgraduate life in the Social Sciences at York.



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We support and organise a varied programme of events and share news about our work involving all the social sciences. 


N8 PRP - COVID-19: call for small grants

Tuesday 30 June 2020

The N8 Policing Research Programme has put out a call for small grant proposals specifically related to the policing of COVID-19.

Discover Society special feature out now

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Members of MigNet and other migration scholars have contributed articles to the special feature of Discover Society 'Speaking Up, Not Talking Down', edited by the MigNet chairs.

ESRC NPIF Accelerating Business Collaboration Funding

Monday 23 March 2020

In February 2020 we were awarded funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to build the capacity and capability of social science doctoral students and early career researchers to engage with business.

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