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SPSW Social Work lecturer Ed Robson takes on 3 peaks challenge for York Young Carers

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2017

Ed follows up last year's marathon challenge and swaps trainers for walking boots


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New and innovative research by the Department on young people entering and leaving care

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2017

The Department for Education has published three evaluations carried out by SPSW's Child Welfare Research Group


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SPSW's online postgraduate programmes team receive Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Congratulations to Professor Ellen Roberts and team for this recognition of sustained excellence and creativity in teaching and learning


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Young people leaving care expert Professor Van Breda visits SPSW

Posted on Thursday 11 May 2017

Adrian Van Breda from the University of Johannesburg is welcomed by the Child Welfare Research Group


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SPSW Improving Children’s Lives online course continues to engage learners from around the world

Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

Now in its second week the 'Improving Children’s Lives' course gathers momentum


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York becomes first Human Rights City in the UK

Posted on Wednesday 3 May 2017

Dr Marilyn Crawshaw, Honorary Fellow in SPSW and former Senior Lecturer in Social Work, is closely involved in this momentus event


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Policy Pathways to Justice in Energy Efficiency research team - Conference activities

Posted on Tuesday 25 April 2017

The team (Carolyn Snell, Mark Bevan and Ross Gillard) present their research in Spain and Boston, USA


Remarkable timing for our Brexit and EU migration debate

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Welfare Conditionality Project impact officer Janis Bright's event report on ‘Brexit: what welfare, what rights for EU migrants in Britain?’


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Social Policy and Social Work launch free online course on child well-being

Posted on Thursday 13 April 2017

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work launches pioneering online course


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New Rugg review will provide much needed insight into private rented sector

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Thorough, independent review to deliver better information about this growing tenure


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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for online study within SPSW

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work is delighted to announce that 15 Scholarships are available


Joanne Bretherton - Women’s Homelessness in Europe book
Major new analysis of women's homelessness in Europe published

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

Joanne Bretherton's book develops the evidence base on the role of gender as it relates to the experience of homelessness


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QS World University rankings place SPSW 24th in the Social Policy and Administration category

Posted on Wednesday 22 March 2017

World recognition again for the Department in this year's QS rankings


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SPSW co-host workshop on patient mobility and migration in Southern Africa

Posted on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Methods and proposal development workshop on analysing health systems impact


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Social Work art celebration exhibition and event

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

MA and BA Social Work students create 'Who am I as a Social Worker?' artworks


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SPSW expert on Radio 4's In Touch programme

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

Roy Sainsbury discusses the Government's Green Paper 'Improving Lives'


CHP celebrates 10 years working with European Observatory on Homelessness

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

The department's continued work with the FEANTSA has led to an international profile in the field of homelessness.


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Commonwealth Scholars graduate

Posted on Thursday 2 February 2017

Building their skills and careers to improve development in their countries


Poetry on buses

Posted on Thursday 12 January 2017

Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses


SPSW welcomes Chevening scholars

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Scholarships for developing future leaders


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