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New Rugg review will provide much needed insight into private rented sector

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Thorough, independent review to deliver better information about this growing tenure


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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for online study within SPSW

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work is delighted to announce that 15 Scholarships are available


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Major new analysis of women's homelessness in Europe published

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

Joanne Bretherton's book develops the evidence base on the role of gender as it relates to the experience of homelessness


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QS World University rankings place SPSW 24th in the Social Policy and Administration category

Posted on Wednesday 22 March 2017

World recognition again for the Department in this year's QS rankings


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SPSW co-host workshop on patient mobility and migration in Southern Africa

Posted on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Methods and proposal development workshop on analysing health systems impact


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Social Work art celebration exhibition and event

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

MA and BA Social Work students create 'Who am I as a Social Worker?' artworks


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SPSW expert on Radio 4's In Touch programme

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

Roy Sainsbury discusses the Government's Green Paper 'Improving Lives'


CHP celebrates 10 years working with European Observatory on Homelessness

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

The department's continued work with the FEANTSA has led to an international profile in the field of homelessness.


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Commonwealth Scholars graduate

Posted on Thursday 2 February 2017

Building their skills and careers to improve development in their countries


Poetry on buses

Posted on Thursday 12 January 2017

Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses


SPSW welcomes Chevening scholars

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Scholarships for developing future leaders


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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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