Previous seminars

Greg White

PhD Symposium: Support, Coercion and Resistance: Social policy in the age of austerity

Thursday 9 March 2017

Social Policy focus on vulnerable women and families, homelessness and Roma migrants

SPSW Public Lecture - 21st Century welfare: a story of lone mothers, work and family

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Professor Jane Millar delivers first public lecture of new season

Supporting the voices of young people through outreach, intervention and research

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Special SPSW seminar on supporting young people through research, practice and policy initiatives

Social care in South China: Emergence, development and challenges

Monday 18 July 2016

Former PhD student and now Associate Professor Jack Chan returns to SPSW to deliver CRCG seminar

The long view: Qualitative longitudinal research with teenage parents - Seminar

Friday 24 June 2016

Leading family research experts from York, Leeds and Sheffield explore the use of qualitative longitudinal research with teenage parents

Fairness for Children: Key findings from Unicef Report Card 13 - Seminar

Friday 10 June 2016

John Hudson and Stefan K├╝hner highlight key findings from the recent Unicef Report Card 13, Fairness for Children, which they co-authored

Homelessness in the USA - Visiting Professor Dennis P. Culhane of University of Pennsylvania delivers seminar

Thursday 2 June 2016

Professor Culhane is one of the foremost experts in homelessness research in the World and a leading scholar in homelessness

Vulnerability as a mechanism for welfare conditionality: the case of Income Management in Australia

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Kelly specialises in research around families and employment, and in service provision to families

Welfare and Austerity

Thursday 1 May 2014

PhD Workshop for the White Rose Social Science DTC

Hard-to-reach youth online: methodological advances in self-harm research

Tuesday 5 March 2013

SPRU Seminar Series on Social Research in the Digital Age

Crowd-sourcing, blogging and blagging: using social media to engage and impact on practice and policy

Tuesday 5 February 2013

Part of the SPRU Seminar Series on Social Research in the Digital Age

Social Policy Research Seminar

Monday 3 December 2012

Familistic welfare capitalism in crisis: social reproduction and anti-social policy in Greece

Social Policy Research Seminar

Monday 19 November 2012

Agricultural biotechnology and development: global science, technological promise and regulatory politics

Guest Lecture by Professor Zheng Zhilong

Thursday 5 July 2012

China's Poverty Alleviation System and its Performance Analysis

Social Policy Research Seminar

Wednesday 14 March 2012

When Nixon went to China: government ideology, constitutional road-blocks and beyond. A fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis of welfare state retrenchment in 12 high-income nations.

Social Policy Research Seminar

Wednesday 15 February 2012

A job in itself? Finding work in today's labour market

Social Policy Research Seminar

Monday 30 January 2012

Bringing the State back in: Changing Social Policy Paradigm and Governance in China during the Hu-Wen Era

Social Work Research Seminar

Thursday 8 December 2011

'Assessing Parenting Capacity in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Families' and 'Doing Case Work'

ARRC Seminar: Does Ireland have a 'fragile families' problem?

Thursday 10 November 2011

An analysis based on Growing up in Ireland data on 9 year-olds. Guest speaker: Professor Tony Fahey. Open to all.

Seminar: Understanding social pedagogy: UK lessons from a Danish context?

Thursday 10 November 2011

Guest speaker: Dr Inge Bryderup, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Open to staff and PhD students.

Seminar: From ethnography to randomised controlled trial

Friday 4 November 2011

An innovative approach to developing complex social interventions. Guest speaker: Dr Martin Webber. Open to all staff and PhD students.

Seminar: 'Skills, jobs and poverty: What's wrong with the UK labour market?'

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Chris Goulden, guest speaker as part of the Social Policy Staff/PhD Research Seminar Series. All welcome.

Seminar: 'Learning to be a social worker' and 'Community Treatment Orders'

Thursday 2 June 2011

11.15am ATB/035. Juliet Koprowska will look at the role of imitation in social work learning. Hannah Jobling will discuss CTOs and their implications for mental health policy and practice in England.

Seminar: 'Housing and the Welfare State - the missing link'

Tuesday 24 May 2011

NOTE: 12.30pm AEW/106. Dr Stuart Lowe and Young-Chang Heo. Social Policy PhD/Staff Research Seminar Series. Open to all.

Seminar: 'Approaches to Researching Direct Social Work Practice'

Thursday 5 May 2011

Dr Donald Forrester, guest speaker as part of the Social Work Research Seminar Series. Open to all.

Seminar: 'Older People Living Alone in Hong Kong' and 'Learning to be a social worker: what role for 'imitation'?'

Friday 11 March 2011

Two presentations, part of the Social Work Research Seminar Series. All welcome.

Seminar: 'Mapping Bankrupt Britain'

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Prof. Danny Dorling, guest speaker as part of the Social Policy PhD/Staff Research Seminar Series. All welcome.

'Social Policy Down Under: A Seriously Irreverent Survey of Recent Debates and Reforms in Australia'

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Dr Paul Henman, guest speaker as part of the Social Policy PhD/Staff Research Seminar Series. All welcome.