Coastopia - showcasing the Utopian visions of young people in Scarborough.

Posted on Wednesday 24 April 2019

SPSW researchers Aniela Wenham and Hannah Jobling co-produce creative research project with Sidewalk Youth and artist Lucy Barker to create ‘Utopian’ art installation.

Specialist Dementia Nurses Support Carers with the most Complex Needs

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Having contact with a nurse who understands dementia and has the time to get to know their situation could improve carers' confidence and help them to feel supported.

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Sleep-out for SASH

Posted on Monday 8 April 2019

More than 100 people slept rough in York recently and raised more than £17,000 for a youth homelessness charity.

'Making Sense of Voice-hearing' Conference

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

Collaboration between voice-hearers, researchers and mental health professionals at pioneering conference

Sex Work and Hate Crime: research and policy knowledge interchange in Norway

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

Dr Rosie Campbell OBE of Social Policy and Social Work writes about her experiences participating in a seminar in Norway discussing sex work and hate crime.

Dr Joanne Bretherton invited to Japan for a Visiting Fellowship

Posted on Friday 15 March 2019

A Japanese university has invited a Research Fellow from York to travel across Japan to observe service and policy responses for women and families.

Implementing Connecting People in New Jersey

Posted on Monday 11 March 2019

The International Centre for Mental Health Social Research (ICMHSR) has started a new collaboration with the Jewish Family Service (JFS) in New Jersey, USA.

Department ranked 9th in the world in QS rankings

Posted on Wednesday 27 February 2019

Department of Social Policy and Social Work moves into the world top 10 and UK top 5

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Dr Alison Wallace publishes report: Exploring Shared Ownership Markets outside London and the South East

Posted on Thursday 21 February 2019

Shared ownership homes are found in all English regions but are geographically concentrated in London and the South-East.

The future of social policy research in East Asia and UK

Posted on Thursday 21 February 2019

The one day workshop, which was co-sponsored by the Social Policy Association (SPA), offered the opportunity to reflect on the origins and future of social policy research in East Asia and the UK.

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Photography Exhibition: Celebrating People and Place

Posted on Tuesday 19 February 2019

A touring photography exhibition celebrates local people and places.

Housing and Technology Capital Fund Scoping

Posted on Friday 8 February 2019

A scoping study to inform future housing for people with a learning disability, autism or both has recently been completed.

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Commonwealth distance learning scholarships

Posted on Monday 4 February 2019

The University of York has been awarded 10 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships.

Supporting social work research in India

Posted on Friday 11 January 2019

Members of York's International Centre for Mental Health Social Research travelled to India to support social work research in the country.

Cold comfort

Posted on Wednesday 12 December 2018

Vulnerable groups frozen out of initiatives to keep people warm; needs not numbers must drive support measures.

Honorary Fellow continues busy conference activities

Posted on Monday 10 December 2018

Marilyn Crawshaw delivers presentations as a member of the Donor Conception Network and the steering group of York Human Rights City Network.

National Care Leavers Week Celebration

Posted on Tuesday 27 November 2018

Reflecting on National Care Leavers Week, looking at the co-production work between York researchers and care leavers.

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Senior lecturer presents her research at house of commons event

Posted on Thursday 22 November 2018

SPSW's, Dr Carolyn Snell, presented her research at a parliamentary event aimed at helping people heat homes for less.

Ex-citing times for Welfare Conditionality

Posted on Wednesday 21 November 2018

WelCond research is widely cited in recent UN and parliamentary reports.

South Korean policymakers visit York

Posted on Tuesday 20 November 2018

During October, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work hosted a visit from South Korean researchers and officials working in the field of social care.

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