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News

Memorial tribute to Chris Edmondson

Posted on Friday 17 May 2019

Founder member of the SUPA group is remembered as an inspiration to staff and generations of students

Academics publish in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Posted on Wednesday 15 May 2019

Dan Horsfall and Neil Lunt have articles within the current JEMS Special Issue on transnational medical travel.

Dr Marilyn Crawshaw presents paper at an international symposium

Posted on Tuesday 7 May 2019

Dr Crawshaw presented her paper exploring the contemporary challenges of queer and trans reproduction.

Research

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Events

Thu
13
Jun

Understanding and Supporting Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

This event will cover understanding and responding to inappropriate sexual behaviour by children and young people and supporting those who parent children displaying this behaviour.

Wed
3
Jul

Sex Work: connecting research, policy and practice

Rosie Campbell and Kate Brown will give an overview of their research along with insights into current policy, giving delegates opportunity to reflect on implications for practice.

Tue
9
Jul

Developing agency responses to women’s experiences of interpersonal trauma and problematic drug and alcohol use

Karen will address the impact of trauma on women’s mental health and substance use

Seminars

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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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