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.

New CHP research on women's experience of rough sleeping

Posted on Monday 19 November 2018

New Centre for Housing Policy research has been completed which contradicts the assumption that rough sleeping is largely experienced by lone adult men.

CHP researchers present at the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Conference

Posted on Monday 19 November 2018

Centre for Housing Policy researchers presented their work at the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Conference, covering topics such as ending homelessness and gender inequalities.

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Major boost for social care research

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2018

Social care research at the University of York will receive a share of £20 million funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), boosting research to improve adult social care across the country.

Welfare Conditionality down under

Posted on Tuesday 6 November 2018

The Director of the Welfare Conditionality project takes WelCond's messages to Australia.

Imagining a poverty-free future

Posted on Thursday 25 October 2018

This zine making workshop was to celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October 2018

Four leading housing scholars conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Posted on Friday 19 October 2018

York's Professor Rebecca Tunstall is among the four successful scholars.

British Council collaboration on Vietnamese public policy and management

Posted on Tuesday 16 October 2018

Five senior public sector officials from Vietnam have arrived in the Department of Social Policy & Social Work for the autumn term.

Illicit Livelihoods: Drugs and Development in Africa

Posted on Monday 8 October 2018

York's Dr Gernot Klantschnig has presented a paper at a biennial conference about substance use and sustainable development in Africa.

Early career visiting fellowships offered

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2018

Two Visiting Fellowships are available for early career researchers.

Registration open for the 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health

Posted on Monday 1 October 2018

The conference will have many themes, but will particularly focus on social workers’ roles in promoting human rights and social perspectives in their work with adults.

Negative perception of social housing is outdated, say researchers

Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018

Social housing has improved over time, and is not as negatively perceived by residents as is so often thought, a major review has revealed.

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