Posted on Friday 12 June 2020
Three SPSW students are recognised for their volunteering work by York Carers Centre.
Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2020
This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Social Work. The Department is ranked 6th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2021.
Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2020
The Department of Social Policy and Social Work plays leading role in a new international social work handbook.
Posted on Friday 15 May 2020
A blog written by a team of SPSW academics discusses the need for higher education to redesign their teaching practices in the wake of COVID-19.
Posted on Tuesday 5 May 2020
Dr Zoë Irving's book, "Exploring the World of Social Policy: An International Approach" is out now.
Posted on Thursday 23 April 2020
Academics at the University of York are to examine the legal and societal impact of Covid-19 in two separate studies announced today.
Posted on Tuesday 24 March 2020
SPSW Taught Postgraduates welcomed Dr Eunkyung Shin from the OECD Social Policy Division in Paris.
Posted on Monday 9 March 2020
Professor Becky Tunstall's book, "The Fall and Rise of social housing: 100 years on 20 estates" is out now.
Posted on Thursday 5 March 2020
Department of Social Policy and Social Work maintains its place in the world top 10 and UK top 5.
Posted on Thursday 27 February 2020
New research by Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton, working in collaboration with the King's Fund, has highlighted the challenges in providing effective NHS services for people sleeping rough.
Posted on Friday 7 February 2020
Mike Bonnet has had his first paper published by a peer reviewed journal.
Posted on Thursday 6 February 2020
Focusing on the two-child limit and benefits cap, the research is funded by Nuffield Foundation and is a collaboration with Oxford University (Dr Aaron Reeves), LSE (Dr Kitty Stewart) and the Child Poverty Action Group.
Posted on Tuesday 4 February 2020
Nicholas has written the book alongside Mike Allen (Focus Ireland), Lars Benjaminsen (Danish Centre for Social Science Research) and Eoin O'Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin).
Posted on Monday 20 January 2020
Dr Alison Wallace summarises her CaCHE blog post.
Posted on Tuesday 14 January 2020
Working closely with Dr Ruth Patrick, Lecturer in Social Policy & Social Work, the group has been named by The Big Issue as one of 100 Changemakers to watch in 2020.
Posted on Monday 16 December 2019
Former Think Ahead programme student Thea Radburn has recently been awarded the Mental Health Social Worker of the Year at the 2019 Social Worker of the Year Awards.
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.