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. 


Ways of Telling, 26 - 27 May

Monday 8 May 2017

Registration is open for our upcoming conference, which explores methods, narratives and solidarities in migration studies.

C and JB Morrell Trust Priming Funds (Deadline 12 May 2017)

Monday 24 April 2017

Kate Pickett, Research Theme Champion for Justice and Equality is pleased to announce a further pump priming call in collaboration with the Morrell Centre for Toleration, kindly funded by the C and JB Morrell Trust.

York ESRC IAA: General Call and Fellowship/Secondment Scheme

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Call now open. Apply for funding by 5pm, Wednesday 17 May 2017

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