Counting the human cost of the refugee crisis

Ebola: treating the symptoms but neglecting the cause

UK poverty study shows adults skimping on food

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. 


Sex Work and Hate Crime: research and policy knowledge interchange in Norway

Thursday 4 April 2019

Dr Rosie Campbell OBE of Social Policy and Social Work writes about her experiences participating in a seminar in Norway discussing sex work and hate crime.

White Rose Doctoral training

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Students attended a three-day course, focussing on presenting in business and industry and how to harness research skills in partnerships.

Funding boost for social sciences

Friday 1 February 2019

The University is to receive £1.1m from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to boost the impact of its social science research.

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