Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2019
The Peer Research and Understanding Homelessness: Exploring Practice, Learning and Innovation conference, was held in Dublin on 20 November 2019 by Focus Ireland. Guests and speakers included services and charities working within the homeless sector across Europe, some of whom were already using a peer research methodology.
Posted on Tuesday 19 November 2019
Dr Marilyn Crawshaw, Honorary Fellow of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, organises multi-disciplinary consultation event and speaks at international conferences.
Posted on Thursday 14 November 2019
Professor Charlie Lloyd is calling on the families of veterans with substance abuse problems to take part in a major survey looking at their experiences.
Posted on Monday 11 November 2019
The SUPA Group have planted a Japanese maple tree.
Posted on Friday 11 October 2019
A housing model has proved effective in reducing homelessness across Europe but it needs more political support to increase its impact, says a new study led by the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 8 October 2019
Eleven Commonwealth scholars are now embarking on our Masters of Public Administration (International Development), an online programme with the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. The programme has been designed to equip public service professionals with the knowledge and skills to analyse, influence and implement development policies and programmes.
Posted on Monday 23 September 2019
Social Policy and Social Work at York is in the top ten for Social Work in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
Posted on Wednesday 18 September 2019
An innovative project evaluated by SPSW researchers has been nominated for the Leaving Care Award at the Children and Young People Now Awards 2019.
Posted on Tuesday 13 August 2019
The Social Policy Research Unit and The Children's Society have been awarded the 2019 International Society for Child Indicators Impact Award.
Posted on Tuesday 6 August 2019
Dr Sabrina Chai, director the China Partnership Programme, discusses the importance of student integration.
Posted on Monday 29 July 2019
Academics have guest-edited a special issue dedicated to self-employment and social protection in Europe.
Posted on Wednesday 24 July 2019
A new project will be looking at improving access to healthcare for people living rough.
Posted on Tuesday 23 July 2019
The International Centre for Mental Health Social Research hosts conference providing insights into leading social work practice and research.
Posted on Friday 19 July 2019
Professor Nick Ellison received the award from SPA President, Baroness Lister of Burtersett, at the Association's annual conference.
Posted on Tuesday 16 July 2019
A major new report examining the help given to prisoners recovering from addiction has set out a series of “blueprints” which its authors say could “transform” the way prisoners are supported once they have served their sentence.
Posted on Thursday 4 July 2019
Ongoing comparative research on separated parent families is discussed at York
Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019
A new study linked to Welfare Conditionality has revealed that ex-service personnel with physical and mental health problems are struggling to navigate a ‘baffling’ benefits system.
Posted on Wednesday 26 June 2019
Results were presented from the first 22 countries participating in the 'Third wave' phase of the project.
Posted on Thursday 20 June 2019
A joint study by researchers at the Universities of York and Stirling has found that 90% of children in Scotland who go into care when aged five or under have experienced significant abuse and neglect before they enter the care system.
Posted on Friday 14 June 2019
A new report suggests that people feel less lonely when they have access to everyday technology such as a radio, television or tablet.