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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Doctoral training


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


CrimNet in conjunction with Sociology Conference

Monday 20 February 2017

Deaths in the Criminal Justice System: A North East and Yorkshire Conference

ReCSS Interdisciplinary Research Groups Funding Scheme

Monday 12 December 2016

The Research Centre for Social Sciences is seeking to support innovative research ideas that need detailed exploration. Deadline 11 January 2017.

Interdisciplinary PhD Awards 2016 Award Summaries

Friday 9 December 2016

Details of ReCSS funding awards

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