News and events

Professor Alan Bryman presenting at York Policy Review event


Professor Nina Biehal at the House of Lords

Posted on Thursday 8 February 2018

Professor Biehal presented the findings of two University of York studies to the House of Lords

Peter Dwyer
Universal credit on Victoria Derbyshire

Posted on Wednesday 31 January 2018

Professor Peter Dwyer part of discussions on Universal Credit.

SPSW researchers share best practice at The International Expert Meeting for Care Leaving in Europe

Posted on Monday 15 January 2018

Researchers from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work attended the European Youth Exchange with two young people with experience of care to share best practice from their current studies.

Professor John Ditch
Masterclasses for our MPA students from prominent British institutions

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

High profile external speakers contribute to the CASPPER programme

Congratulations to Dan Hope, winner of the Practice Educator Award at the Social Work Awards 2016!

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

SPSW Practice Educator wins national award


Upcoming events


Personality Disorders: A Social Perspective

This workshop will consider both service users and mental health social workers understanding of personality disorder


Who cares for the carers of people with dementia?

Family carers are the most valuable resource we have in dementia care, yet little is known about how best to support them.


'Your Life Beyond Care' - what care leavers say matters to their well-being

What are the experiences of care leavers from their own viewpoints: are they happy, safe and feel they are doing well? This session presents the findings from a Bright Spots online survey, Your Life Beyond Care, which measures the subjective well-being of care leavers.