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2019 events

Past events

York ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

Monday 4 November 2019

The ESRC Festival of Social Sciences (FoSS) is an annual celebration of the social sciences and includes a range of events between the 4 and 9 November.

Testing Stochastic Dominance with Many Conditioning Variables

Friday 19 July 2019

Yoon-Jae Whang (Seoul)

ESRC Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI) Application Support

Tuesday 16 July 2019

This is a session for those preparing applications to the SDAI open call.

North Eastern Social Statistics network - NESSt(n)

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Informal research gathering, This is a network comprising social researchers involved in the analysis of large scale, representative, administrative and Big Data

Introduction to research funding from the Wellcome Trust and the National Institute for Health Research

Tuesday 9 July 2019

This seminar will provide an introduction to these funders for staff who have not applied before and are interested in finding out if their research can fit the funders' broad interests in improving health.

Introduction to Stata

Tuesday 9 July 2019

This one day workshop provides an introduction to the statistical computing programme, Stata. Stata is a powerful programme widely used for data analysis in the social sciences.

Research Grant Development Workshop

Monday 8 July 2019

The Research Centre for Social Sciences is running a research grant development workshop.

Good Work: People and Productivity

Wednesday 3 July 2019

Professor Peter Ball (York Management School) and Professor Thomas Cornelissen (Economics & Related Studies)

Evidence in Policy and Practice - Event hosted by Risk, Evidence, and Decision Making

Tuesday 25 June 2019

This workshop will feature two sessions: ‘Evidence in Theory and Practice’, and ‘Evidence in and as a Practice’.


Wednesday 19 June 2019

Jeremiah Dittmar (LSE)

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Corpse Work

Thursday 13 June 2019

DaCNet, based at the University of York will be holding a one-day symposium


Wednesday 12 June 2019

Frank Windmeijer (Bristol)

From Monkfish to Noontide: Writing Through Troubled Times

Thursday 6 June 2019

Internationally acclaimed writer who explores the key themes of our times — political, environmental, economic — through ‘poised and potent’ stories of wide appeal.

Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Others

Wednesday 5 June 2019

The output of the algorithms reduces the intractable difficulties and duress of living, the undecidability of what could be happening in a scene, into a single human-readable and actionable meaning.


Wednesday 5 June 2019

Anna Bogomolnaia (Glasgow)

UYSEG: What does inquiry learning have to offer in the science classroom: a consideration of research and practice?

Monday 27 May 2019

What does inquiry learning have to offer in the science classroom


Wednesday 22 May 2019

Paolo Surico (LBS)

Materialising loss and facing the absence-presence of the dead

Wednesday 15 May 2019

This presentation is based on interviews carried out with bereaved individuals in Sweden and United Kingdom and examines how the loss of a significant other unravels through a process of materialisation


Wednesday 15 May 2019

Morten Ravn (UCL)

The York Dead Good Festival

Friday 10 May 2019

Lots of free public events will be running during the festival ranging from theatrical performances to will writing to thinking about death in science fiction and pet grief.

Working in Partnership Showcase

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Showcasing successful research collaborations from Yorkshire

tbc (AME)

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Monique de Haan (Oslo University)


Wednesday 1 May 2019

Wouter den Haan (LSE)


Wednesday 24 April 2019

Dick van Dijk (Erasmus)

PERC Seminar: Blurred lines: Bullying, friendship, and the peer group in primary school

Wednesday 24 April 2019

In this presentation I will be talking about children’s peer relationships at school, and the role that both friendship and aggression play in the peer group. In particular, I will discuss my research into the important role of reciprocal best friendship and friendship quality on the self-worth and peer identification in primary school children (aged 7-11).

Making Sense of Voice Hearing

Friday 22 March 2019

This one day conference is being hosted by the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York. The conference is supported by the International Centre for Mental Health Social Research at The University of York.

UYSEG: A Question of Science

Monday 18 March 2019

Philosophical Dialogue in Science Education

CFP: Beyond Fluid Identities? New Sensitivities in the 21st Century (PGR Conference 2019)

Monday 18 March 2019

CFP: PGR Annual Conference 2019 - ‘Identity’ exists as a key question not only in academic research, but also in our social and personal lives. Who we are and how we came to be continues to be challenged and interrogated on individual and global scales...

Epistemic Activism and Depressed Selfhood: A Digital Ethnography of Twitter Content

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Science provides us no clear answer to “what causes depression”; it is a story that is up for grabs. How do social media users do this grabbing, and why do they do so anyway?

Individual differences in psychosocial difficulties for children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Umar will talk about his recent research into children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

Government Contracting with Faith-Based Health Care Providers in Malawi (AME)

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Wiktoria Tafesse and Martin Chalkley

Networking with Stakeholders

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The Research Centre for Social Sciences will be running a training session on the topic of Networking with Stakeholders.

An Integrated Panel Data Approach to Modelling Economic Growth (EC)

Monday 11 March 2019

Bin Peng (University of Bath)

Book Launch: #YearningForJustice

Monday 11 March 2019

CAHR's visiting human rights defender Han Hui Hui launches the book she has worked on during her Protective Fellowship, #YearningForJustice, discussing the current human rights situation in Singapore.

On the Front Line: Creative Activism

Saturday 9 March 2019

An afternoon of music and visual arts exploring creative activism.

Walking amongst the dead: The York Death and Culture walk

Friday 8 March 2019

Wherever you walk in the ancient walled city of York you are never too far away from the deceased. By walking through spaces and places in York you can explore and reflect upon human mortality

International Women's Day Panel with Thabitha Khumalo

Friday 8 March 2019

On International Women's Day CAHR together with Unite the union is honoured to host a panel discussion on women and human rights with Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP (Zimbabwe).

Discover the benefits of meditation

Thursday 7 March 2019

Come along and find out more about how meditation can reduce stress

Networking with Stakeholders

Thursday 21 February 2019

Aimed at research students with an interest in social science, this session will look at how to improve networking with private sector partners and how you can manage networks.

CURB: Squatting London: A History of the Present

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Squatting - the semi-permanent occupation of property without permission from the legally-recognised owner - is a little acknowledged, yet fundamental, part of the history of housing provision and urban governance in the UK