News and events

Professor Alan Bryman presenting at York Policy Review event


Policy Pathways to Justice in Energy Efficiency , caz snell, mark bevan, 2016, Association for the Conservation of Energy, The Children's Society, and Disability Rights UK
Policy Pathways to Justice in Energy Efficiency research team - Conference activities

Posted on Tuesday 25 April 2017

The team (Carolyn Snell, Mark Bevan and Ross Gillard) present their research in Spain and Boston, USA

Remarkable timing for our Brexit and EU migration debate

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Welfare Conditionality Project impact officer Janis Bright's event report on ‘Brexit: what welfare, what rights for EU migrants in Britain?’

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Social Policy and Social Work launch free online course on child well-being

Posted on Thursday 13 April 2017

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work launches pioneering online course

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New Rugg review will provide much needed insight into private rented sector

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Thorough, independent review to deliver better information about this growing tenure

Jane Lund & graduate at online graduation reception
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for online study within SPSW

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work is delighted to announce that 15 Scholarships are available


Upcoming events


IDN Seminar: Philanthropy and international development - bridging ideas, institutions and time

This seminar will be jointly hosted by the York International Development Network, The York Management School, and the Centre for Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy


Improving outcomes for looked after children and care leavers

This seminar will provide a summary of evidence and theory relevant to improving outcomes for care leavers and looked after children. It will also offer practical solutions to improving commissioning and practice to increase the number of children and young people who experience positive outcomes.


After Prison: Can we leave imprisonment behind?

Symposium in support of CrimNet launch at University of York


Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times: Systems-Centered® and SAVI® Workshops - June, London

Four Systems-Centered® workshops for workers in private organisations, healthcare, social care. local government, voluntary sector, or to enhance personal lives, in couple, families and communities


Social Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Eastern Europe 13-15 June 2017, St Petersburg, Russia

Workshop with CROP, University of Bergen (Norway), Institute of Economics, Zagreb (Croatia), CRCG, University of York (UK)and the Norwegian Study Centre, St. Petersburg (Russia)