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Making Research Count events

Making Research Count promotes communication and knowledge sharing between academics and researchers and social work and social  care practitioners to enable front line staff to benefit from the latest research and development. This is done through an ongoing programme of events, which is designed in partnership with the Continuing Professional Development teams of local authorities and other partners, as well as feedback from delegates at events. 

The latest events are shown below.

We offer cost-effective membership subscriptions, pay as you go options and voluntary sector bursaries to ensure the events are accessible to all who can benefit from participation. 

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

Upcoming Making Research Count (York) events


Understanding and Supporting Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

This event is a repeat of one held in June 2019 but with extended time allocated for practitioners to explore ways in which learning can be implemented in practice.


Personality Disorder; Implications for the person, parenthood and children

This event will be of interest to those working with children with personality disorder as well as adults/parents who have a disorder.


Universal Credit: welfare that works? Findings from research

This event brings together a range of speakers presenting the latest research on Universal Credit

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

Lisa Thurlow
MRC Administrator 
Tel: 01904 321237