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.



About us


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Photograph by Ian Martindale

Funding & support


Doctoral training


Impact & engagement




Latest updates

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


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.

Ideas Salon II: Ways of Telling + The Sea is the Limit

Monday 2 July 2018

A response to MigNet's half-day conference at York Gallery on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

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