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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.


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Masterclasses for our MPA students from prominent British institutions

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

High profile external speakers contribute to the CASPPER programme


Congratulations to Dan Hope, winner of the Practice Educator Award at the Social Work Awards 2016!

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

SPSW Practice Educator wins national award


I, Daniel Blake leading actor talks to SPSW about the Ken Loach film's major impact

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Newly crowned UK Independent Films Best Actor Dave Johns is interviewed


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Think Ahead featured on BBC Radio 4

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Think Ahead programme featured on BBC Radio 4's All in the Mind.


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SPSW's role in the new International Development Network

Posted on Monday 5 December 2016

Decent work: Self-employment and vulnerability


Scottish Parliament debates Welfare Conditionality project

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2016

Scottish Parliament held a debate on the issues raised by the projects first wave of findings.


Research Methods Training: Developing evidence-based policy and practice for North Yorkshire Police

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2016

Dr Nicola Moran (SPSW) delivers research methods training courses for officers and staff from North Yorkshire Police (NYP)


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New study puts cost of temporary accommodation in London at £663m in 2015

Posted on Monday 14 November 2016

Julie Rugg featured on BBC Radio 4 programme - File on 4


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Online learning helping University governors

Posted on Thursday 10 November 2016

Bespoke course provided by York enables them to meet the challenges of governing in HE


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Real life stories’ launched to help young people through child sexual exploitation

Posted on Friday 4 November 2016

Kate Brown joins force with charity Basis Yorkshire to produce groudbreaking animation.


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Lecturer in Social Work runs marathon for York Carers Centre

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

Ed Robson - still smiling after 26 miles


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Is there a role for US style homeownership education in the UK?

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

Alison Wallace investigates the US experience on her travel fellowship


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Scholarships for professionals in developing countries to enable them to bring new skills to their public service roles

Posted on Thursday 20 October 2016

The Department is delighted to partner with the CSC and welcomes our new students


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SPSW peer research promoted at international conference on global child welfare

Posted on Tuesday 4 October 2016

Jo Dixon and Jade Ward present two studies on the welfare of young people at EUSARF in Oviedo Spain


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Creation of innovative carers educational video resources

Posted on Wednesday 31 August 2016

Social work lecturer and student collaboration produces new educational media materials


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Welcome back Jack!

Posted on Wednesday 20 July 2016

SPSW welcomes back former PhD student Dr Jack Chan as visiting Associate Professor of Sun Yat-sen University, China


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Professor Alan Bryman presents at York Policy Review workshop

Posted on Wednesday 13 July 2016

Less Talk, More (Inter) Action workshop explores innovative social science research practices


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Family separation research continues to have impact

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016

Christine Skinner's research on 'Guiding parents through separation' contributes to Resolution's strategic planning


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UK child poverty gaps increasing

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2016

Jonathan Bradshaw and Antonia Keung explore how child poverty gaps in the UK are increasing


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