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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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Programme grants for applied research - competition 32 to open soon

Tuesday 17 December 2019

The National Institute for Health Research, in partnership with Versus Arthritis, invites proposals for its programme grants for applied research.

University of York joins the Open Innovation Team project

Wednesday 19 June 2019

The University of York has joined a successful project to develop innovative new policies by linking government officials with four universities across the UK.

Working in Partnership Showcase

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Case studies from York, Leeds and Sheffield were shown to mark the end of an ESRC fund awarded in 2018

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