News and events

Dr Kate Brown presenting at research event - Photo by Dom Ennis


Coastopia - showcasing the Utopian visions of young people in Scarborough.

Posted on Wednesday 24 April 2019

SPSW researchers Aniela Wenham and Hannah Jobling co-produce creative research project with Sidewalk Youth and artist Lucy Barker to create ‘Utopian’ art installation.

Specialist Dementia Nurses Support Carers with the most Complex Needs

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Having contact with a nurse who understands dementia and has the time to get to know their situation could improve carers' confidence and help them to feel supported.

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Sleep-out for SASH

Posted on Monday 8 April 2019

More than 100 people slept rough in York recently and raised more than £17,000 for a youth homelessness charity.

'Making Sense of Voice-hearing' Conference

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

Collaboration between voice-hearers, researchers and mental health professionals at pioneering conference

Sex Work and Hate Crime: research and policy knowledge interchange in Norway

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

Dr Rosie Campbell OBE of Social Policy and Social Work writes about her experiences participating in a seminar in Norway discussing sex work and hate crime.


Upcoming events


‘Young Smiles’; an intervention for children with mentally ill parents

Young Smiles’ is a three year community-based research project to improve the quality of life in children of parents with serious mental ill-health. Lina Gega will present the findings of the research and introduce delegates to the delivery manual that supports interventions.


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, particularly foster parents and carers.


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.