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Aspect Research Commercialisation (ARC) Accelerator

Monday 15 November 2021

Are you a social science or arts and humanities academic with innovative research ideas that could be developed into a business or social enterprise?

New funded Peer Network programme available

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Peer Networks is a fully-funded, national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

Competition win will help commercialise teacher selection project

Tuesday 29 June 2021

An educational psychologist from the University of York has won the top prize of £50,000 following a six-month training programme designed to help turn his research concept into a business venture.

Two York students in winning three of 'Routes' programme

Tuesday 11 May 2021

The WRDTP's Commercialisation Programme for Social Sciences came to a close last week, following a four week intensive programme exploring all elements of creating a business model and enterprise.

New poem gives social care self-funders a voice

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Creative writer and poet Vicky Morris has produced a powerful poem based on the experiences shared by people paying for social care.

ReCSS members included on North Innovation Women list 2021

Tuesday 16 March 2021

Hundreds of trailblazing women have been recognised in the annual #NorthInnovationWomen list 2021.

Social Science Enterprise Scheme (SSES) results

Thursday 4 March 2021

Last year, the Faculty of Social Sciences launched the Social Science Enterprise Scheme (SSES), which provided seed-corn funding and support to doctoral students and early career researchers to develop collaborative activities with business..

Bridging the gap between academia and business

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Colleagues from The York Management School (TYMS), based in the Faculty of Social Sciences here at York have recently established the Early Career Researcher Forum.

Launch of first University of York Policy Brief Pilot

Friday 8 January 2021

In December 2020 we launched the first University of York Policy Brief Pilot to help support researchers across the University who were looking to move their research into the policy space.