News and events

Professor Alan Bryman presenting at York Policy Review event


Joanne Bretherton - Women’s Homelessness in Europe book
Major new analysis of Women's homelessness in Europe published

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

Joanne Bretherton's book develops the evidence base on the role of gender as it relates to the experience of homelessness

QS University ranking by subject
QS World University rankings place SPSW 24th in the Social Policy and Administration category

Posted on Wednesday 22 March 2017

World recognition again for the Department in this year's QS rankings

Dan Horsfall
SPSW co-host workshop on patient mobility and migration in Southern Africa

Posted on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Methods and proposal development workshop on analysing health systems impact

Social Work art celebration event 2016
Social Work art celebration exhibition and event

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

MA and BA Social Work students create 'Who am I as a Social Worker?' artworks

radio 4, Christine Skinner, Statutory Child Maintenance Scheme, January 2016
SPSW expert on Radio 4's In Touch programme

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

Roy Sainsbury discusses the Government's Green Paper 'Improving Lives'


Upcoming events


Brexit: what welfare? What rights for European migrants in Britain?

Roundtable event showcasing recent research concerning EU migrants in the UK


Hard to reach or easy to ignore? Involving people with dementia in research as advisers and participants

People with dementia are often excluded from taking part in research because of perceived difficulties in consent, capacity and communication. But it doesn't have to be that way! We will explore the challenges that involving people with dementia can present, and also hear about the things that can help.


Identifying and Responding to Alcohol Problems in Older Adults

Explore attitudes towards alcohol misuse and older adults, identifying problems, intervening, referring, and providing treatment.


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.