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York launches £1m housing inequalities research programme

Posted on Friday 3 August 2018

The University of York will invest £1m in a collaborative programme of research into housing inequalities and social justice.

SPEAX Workshop on Long-Term Care

Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018

The workshop was held at the University of York and brought together researchers who examined Social and Public Policy in East Asia.

Study reveals challenges of policing cannabis possession

Posted on Monday 23 July 2018

Officers see their own policing of cannabis possession offences as largely ineffective, SPSW research finds.

Maria Smith wins the 2018 Social Policy Association Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

SPSW PhD student's research challenges the 'paradox of contented female worker'

Welcoming back familiar faces

Posted on Tuesday 17 July 2018

Dr Kay Cook returns to York for her latest collaboration with Professor Christine Skinner.

Call for abstracts for Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health

Posted on Monday 16 July 2018

The call for abstracts for the 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, July 2019 at York, is now open.

SPSW researcher seconded to North Yorkshire Police

Posted on Tuesday 26 June 2018

For one day per week from April to December 2018, Dr Nicola Moran will be working to further develop the Connect mental health awareness training for police officers.

SPSW research showcased in a podcast for the York Festival of Ideas 2018

Posted on Tuesday 26 June 2018

Research Fellow and Lecturer, Dr Nicola Moran, has contributed to a podcast showcasing the bespoke mental health training developed for North Yorkshire Police.

Building social work research capacity in India

Posted on Friday 22 June 2018

SPSW's Professor Martin Webber visits new social work research team at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in India

Welfare conditionality
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

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