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Building social work research capacity in India

Posted on Friday 22 June 2018

SPSW's Professor Martin Webber welcomes collaborative research team from Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in India.


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Welfare Conditionality Project launches final findings at Westminster

Posted on Thursday 7 June 2018

Research calls for rebalancing of sanctions and support, review of the system and end of benefit sanctions for disabled and vulnerable people.


Child Protection Across Borders

Posted on Thursday 31 May 2018

Professor Nina Biehal presents findings from her latest research at an international conference in Florence.


Carolyn Snell competing in triathlon for charity

Posted on Wednesday 30 May 2018

Dr Carolyn Snell will be completing the triathlon for charity, Basis Yorkshire.


York child poverty experts publish latest findings

Posted on Tuesday 29 May 2018

SPSW researchers analysis on the increasing child poverty gaps is featured on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.


Department 10th in the UK in GUG 2019

Posted on Tuesday 29 May 2018

Social Policy and Social Work keeps its place in the top 10 UK Guardian University rankings


Welfare conditionality is ineffective, authors of major study say

Posted on Tuesday 22 May 2018

Welfare conditionality within the social security system is largely ineffective and in some cases pushes people into poverty and crime, a major study led by an SPSW's Professor Peter Dwyer has found.


York's Dr Alison Wallace has new book published

Posted on Tuesday 15 May 2018

A Research Fellow from the University of York has had her book, Ownership, Narrative, Things, published.


Addressing social factors in chronic disease in India

Posted on Friday 4 May 2018

The International Centre for Mental Health Social Research (ICMHSR) hosted a visit from its collaborators from India and Australia in April as part of a project developing social interventions for people with chronic disease in India.


Roy Sainsbury publishes major update on UK social security provision

Posted on Friday 4 May 2018

York professor has co-edited and contributed to a revised, go-to text book, about social security.


Department represented in Commonwealth government discussions

Posted on Tuesday 1 May 2018

A student and an alumna contributed to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in April.


Getting on the ladder: Researchers recruit for major new study on first-time buyers

Posted on Friday 27 April 2018

Getting on the ladder: Researchers recruit for major new study on first-time buyers


Forces veterans and benefit sanctions

Posted on Wednesday 25 April 2018

Welfare Conditionality consortium releases new report.


Home truths - study explores the impact of the lack of affordable housing

Posted on Wednesday 25 April 2018

CHP researchers find trapping effect of housing ladder on people with low incomes.


Kate Gridley blogs for 'Research in Practice for adults'

Posted on Tuesday 24 April 2018

SPRU researcher shares work on dementia.


Donor Conception Network 25th anniversary

Posted on Wednesday 18 April 2018

Dr Marilyn Crawshaw speaks at a celebratory reception at the House of Lords.


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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


The Think Ahead programme receives media coverage for World Social Work Day

Posted on Thursday 12 April 2018

University of York's Social Policy and Social Work receives media coverage for their Think Ahead programme.


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


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