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2020 events

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Whistleblowing: from evidence to change

Friday 13 November 2020

Dr Phillipa Whitford MP, author of the recent Private Members Bill for whistleblower protection legislation reform, will be the keynote speaker at this online symposium.

The future of prisons?

Thursday 12 November 2020

This panel debate will bring together an international group of academics, criminal justice practitioners, and an ex-offender to discuss how to reform punishment and prisons.

Any other business

Thursday 12 November 2020

The film Any Other Business is inspired by findings from a major ESRC funded research into LGBT+ employee networks in the NHS. The performance will be followed by a Q and A panel.

Young people and environmental voice

Thursday 12 November 2020

In this session, we will focus on a recent study of young people’s experiences and perceptions of unconventional shale gas extraction or ‘fracking’ in the UK.

Money on the mind: how socioeconomic conditions affect our mental health

Thursday 12 November 2020

This event will showcase research on the social determinants of mental illness and stigma, contextualised by socioeconomic changes brought about by the pandemic and related impacts on mental health.

Migrants and refugees facing COVID-19: UK and Global concerns

Wednesday 11 November 2020

This session will introduce external speakers whose work engages on issues of the Global South in a panel discussion on what the past seven months of Covid-19 have meant for refugees and those engaging in cross-continental migration.

Paying for care and poetry writing

Wednesday 11 November 2020

This online event will bring together researchers and members of the public who have experience of paying for social care for themselves or an older relative.

Human-animal interaction before and since Covid-19: lessons and priorities for research, policy and practice

Wednesday 11 November 2020

Join us to take stock of recent research in the area of human-animal interaction, focusing on human health and animal welfare and behaviour.

Breaking down the barriers: university partnerships for social good

Monday 9 November 2020

A lively discussion between industry partners and University of York research teams with a shared dedication to achieving social good through collaborative partnership.

Grasping the nettle: Making enterprise, engagement and impact everyone’s business

Monday 13 July 2020

York's Professor Kiran Trehan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Engagement, will chair a discussion of new and innovative approaches to engagement influence in an upcoming webinar.