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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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. 


Migration and Education Symposium

Friday 7 July 2017

Our first symposium, ‘Migrant journeys through educational system in England’, was held on 6 of June, 2017.

'Refugees Welcome' in York

Thursday 29 June 2017

MigNet partners Counterpoints Arts bring Alketa Xhafa-Mripa's van/installation/agitprop/performance to the York Festival of Ideas.

Research Mobility Programme

Monday 19 June 2017

Applications for the Worldwide Universities Network Research Mobility Programme 2017-18 are now open.

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