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.

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Upcoming Making Research Count (York) events


Is there a ‘best’ time for a person with dementia to move to a care home: emerging findings

Professor Jill Manthorpe of King's College London will discuss new research investigating what (if any) may be an optimal time for a person with dementia to move to a care home.


Conceptualising and Responding to Self-Neglect: The Challenge for Adult Safeguarding

An interactive event that will draw on two research projects conducted for the Department of Health and Skills for Care, considering causes of self-neglect and effective intervention strategies.


Supporting autistic adults without learning disabilities: what does the evidence tell us?

This event will look at the mental health and social/care needs and experiences of autistic adults without learning disabilities and models of care and support.


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.

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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