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CHP researchers published in The Guardian

Posted on Thursday 15 March 2018

Two researchers from the Centre for Housing Policy have had an article featured in The Guardian

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Students undertaking placements in Africa

Posted on Wednesday 14 March 2018

MA Social Work students travel Uganda for unique experience of international social work

Charlie Lloyd launches Stop the Stigma

Posted on Wednesday 14 March 2018

SPSW's Charlie Lloyd speaks as part of Irish campaign


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SPSW experts in national debate:


Join us at the SPA Annual Conference 2018, 11 to 13 July 2018, for: In the Shadow of the 2008 Crisis: Social Policy Ten Years On


Adults at Risk: the problems of gambling and hoarding

What is the incidence of gambling-related harm for adults at risk, especially those with dementia, cognitive impairment and mental health problems ? What is the current practice, and where are the gaps, in supporting those who hoard?


Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times

Fran Carter, Rowena Davis and Susan Gantt deliver SCT and SAVI workshops in London, 11 – 14 June 2018


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The Department of Social Policy and Social Work at York is one of the leading UK centres for teaching and research in social policy, social work and professional development for public managers.

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