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The Children's Worlds project June conference at the University of Nantes

Posted on Wednesday 26 June 2019

Results were presented from the first 22 countries participating in the 'Third wave' phase of the project.

Majority of children in care have experienced significant abuse and neglect

Posted on Thursday 20 June 2019

A joint study by researchers at the Universities of York and Stirling has found that 90% of children in Scotland who go into care when aged five or under have experienced significant abuse and neglect before they enter the care system.


Study reveals everyday technology helps fight loneliness

Posted on Friday 14 June 2019

A new report suggests that people feel less lonely when they have access to everyday technology such as a radio, television or tablet.

Bright Futures Practice Guide launched at the National Leaving Care Forum

Posted on Friday 31 May 2019

SPSW researchers with York Cares and Peer researchers share new guide.

Memorial tribute to Chris Edmondson

Posted on Friday 17 May 2019

Founder member of the SUPA group is remembered as an inspiration to staff and generations of students

Academics publish in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Posted on Wednesday 15 May 2019

Dan Horsfall and Neil Lunt have articles within the current JEMS Special Issue on transnational medical travel.

Dr Marilyn Crawshaw presents paper at an international symposium

Posted on Tuesday 7 May 2019

Dr Crawshaw presented her paper exploring the contemporary challenges of queer and trans reproduction.

Department of Social Policy and Social Work moves into the UK top ten.

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2019

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 9th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2020.

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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