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Kevin Farnsworth and Corporate Welfare Watch

Posted on Friday 13 April 2018

SPSW Reader gives talks across the country


Publications and presentations for Mathilde Maitrot

Posted on Thursday 12 April 2018

Dr Mathilde Maitrot reports on her research in rural Bangladesh


New research explores the 'heat or eat' dilemma for some households

Posted on Thursday 12 April 2018

Dr Carolyn Snell from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, adds to her work around fuel poverty issues


Social work partner organisation celebrates achieving accreditation

Posted on Monday 26 March 2018

Social work placement providers, Hospice Africa Uganda, celebrate with our staff after achieving accreditation for new MSc.


Learning from Germany’s long-term care social insurance approach

Posted on Tuesday 20 March 2018

Researchers from the University have contributed evidence outlining Germany’s long-term care social insurance scheme to an inquiry examining the sustainability of adult social care funding in England.


CHP researchers published in The Guardian

Posted on Thursday 15 March 2018

Two researchers from the Centre for Housing Policy have had an article featured in The Guardian


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Students undertaking placements in Africa

Posted on Wednesday 14 March 2018

MA Social Work students travel Uganda for unique experience of international social work


Charlie Lloyd launches Stop the Stigma

Posted on Wednesday 14 March 2018

SPSW's Charlie Lloyd speaks as part of Irish campaign


Supporting carers of people with dementia study

Posted on Tuesday 13 March 2018

The Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) has released a summary of findings from their research: Supporting Carers of People with Dementia, a mixed methods evaluation and feasibility study (January 2018).


Life story work in dementia care: a film about good practice

Posted on Tuesday 13 March 2018

The Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) has released a five-minute film on the findings from their research project, Life Story Work in Dementia Care.


Women’s Homelessness in Europe Network (WHEN) launches new website

Posted on Wednesday 7 March 2018

New platform for collaborative research and resources on women's homelessness.


Department ranked 20th in the world in QS rankings

Posted on Thursday 1 March 2018

SPSW keeps its place in the top 10 UK and top 30 world rankings.


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Commonwealth Scholarship success

Posted on Monday 26 February 2018

Five Masters of Public Administration (International Development) students have been awarded scholarships from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commision.


Professor Nina Biehal at the House of Lords

Posted on Thursday 8 February 2018

Professor Biehal presented the findings of two University of York studies to the House of Lords


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Universal credit on Victoria Derbyshire

Posted on Wednesday 31 January 2018

Professor Peter Dwyer part of discussions on Universal Credit.


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SPSW researchers share best practice at The International Expert Meeting for Care Leaving in Europe

Posted on Monday 15 January 2018

Researchers from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work attended the European Youth Exchange with two young people with experience of care to share best practice from their current studies.


Child protection in China

Posted on Tuesday 19 December 2017

Nina Biehal presents at the International Symposium on Child Welfare and Protection in Haikou, China.


Students involved in 'Measuring the Good' project activities

Posted on Tuesday 12 December 2017

Students on the MPA Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research (CASPPER) recently participated in a national initiative helping Third Sector organisations to become better, stronger and achieve more.


Microfinance and poverty: what do we know?

Posted on Wednesday 29 November 2017

A new systematic review from Mathilde Maîtrot and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa explores the impact of microfinance on poverty and wellbeing.


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We welcome Commonwealth scholars

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

16 postgraduate students, supported by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, have joined our online programmes.


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