Making Research Count events

The aim of Making Research Count is to promote communication and knowledge sharing between academics and social care professionals to enable front line staff to benefit from the latest research and development. This is done through an ongoing programme of conferences, seminars and workshops. The latest events are shown below.

Please see our Making Research Count pages for more information. All upcoming and previous events can be found in the event archive.

For more information get in touch by ringing 01904 321237 or emailing

Upcoming Making Research Count (York) events


The Role of the Social Worker in Adoption

This event will explore social work in adoption including post adoption support and gay and lesbian adopters.


Social Work in Mental Health Settings: Roles and Tasks

Join us for brand new research and the latest practical experience in mental health social work.

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Making Research Count (University of York)
Department of Social Policy and Social Work
University of York
YO10 5DD

Stephanie Lacey
Regional Coordinator
Tel: 01904 321237

Professor Martin Webber
MRC Academic Lead 
Tel: 01904 321203 

Lisa Thurlow
MRC Administrator 
Tel: 01904 321237