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Success for Centre for Housing Policy researchers

Posted on Friday 21 July 2017

Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton contribute to report calling for a radical new approach to homelessness


The SIgN project: self-funders and information needs

Posted on Thursday 20 July 2017

Social Policy Research Unit researchers launch new tools to help self-funders and their relatives navigate the UK care system.


Growth in consumer DNA testing brings new ‘threat’ to those affected by donor conception

Posted on Thursday 20 July 2017

Dr Marilyn Crawshaw warns that the rise in direct-to-consumer DNA testing has increased the likelihood of individuals unexpectedly finding out they are donor-conceived, raising important ethical questions


Research

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Events

Sun
10
Sep

Systems-Centered Training - A practical approach to change: 11 - 15 September 2017 York

A week of training and workshops catering for different levels of Systems-centered training

Fri
29
Sep

The Pathway to Extreme Violence and Autism Spectrum Disorders

This seminar will focus on findings which consider the neurodevelopmental and psychosocial risk factors in violent offenders and also learn about where the research has suggested an association with ASD behaviours

Seminars

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3rd Year Students in a Seminar

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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