Research Centre for Social Sciences

Counting the human cost of the refugee crisis

Ebola: treating the symptoms but neglecting the cause

UK poverty study shows adults skimping on food

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. 


Welcome Refugees

Tuesday 13 February 2018

‘Refugees Welcome’ and ‘The Politics of Hospitality & the Refuge City' were hosted by the University of York Migration Network

MIgNet Ideas salon

Thursday 25 January 2018

The ideas salon provided an opportunity to generate ideas for York MIgNet's future.

ReCSS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Award Scheme 2017-18

Wednesday 27 September 2017

The ReCSS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Award Scheme is designed to encourage interdisciplinary engagement and related activities by doctoral students in the Social Sciences.

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