Posted on Tuesday 4 May 2021
We're excited to announce that SPSW will be moving to a new space on campus.
Posted on Friday 23 April 2021
Solidarity and global connectedness shone through at an event hosted by the Yorkshire Urban and Rural Teaching Partnership for professional social workers and students.
Posted on Thursday 22 April 2021
Dr Joanne Bretherton, from the Centre for Housing Policy, has review on women's homelessness published.
Posted on Wednesday 21 April 2021
MA Social Work student, Katie Robinson, writes about her experience of being on placement with Eye Heroes, a Community Interest Company that focuses on teaching children about avoidable eye loss.
Posted on Monday 19 April 2021
School uniforms present an unmanageable cost for families on a low income with children returning to school after lockdown, a new study from the University of York says.
Posted on Wednesday 24 March 2021
SPSW launch project to find ways to enhance the support provided to unpaid carers of people detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA).
Posted on Friday 5 March 2021
Social Policy and Administration maintains its place in the world top 25 and UK top 10.
Posted on Thursday 28 January 2021
Survivors of domestic violence are being given a better route out of abuse through an innovative early intervention scheme, a new study shows.
Posted on Friday 15 January 2021
A groundbreaking report on the Private Rented Sector written by Dr Julie Rugg from the Centre of Housing Policy in collaboration with Cambridge House receives national accolade.
Posted on Wednesday 13 January 2021
The Child Welfare Research Group has evaluations published for the Children's Social Care Innovation Programme funded by the Department for Education.
Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2021
Around one million people who claimed benefits during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic are having money regularly deducted from their payments, according to analysis by the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2021
The pandemic has placed significant financial pressures on poorer households – with the cost of extra food, energy, and remote learning having a greater impact on low-income families, a new study shows.
Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2020
The families of veterans with substance use problems struggle with high levels of isolation and loneliness and experience extreme distress and despair, a new report has revealed.
Posted on Wednesday 18 November 2020
Professor Martin Webber secures funding from the NIHR to evaluate a new model of social prescribing.
Posted on Tuesday 10 November 2020
Professor Charlie Lloyd interviews Chief Inspector Al Westcott from the North Yorkshire Police.
Posted on Tuesday 27 October 2020
The departments of Computer Science and Social Policy and Social Work are the latest of the University’s departments to receive Athena SWAN awards.
Posted on Tuesday 6 October 2020
New book out now co-edited by Professor Nick Ellison, with contributions from academics in the Department.
Posted on Friday 18 September 2020
Social Work at York in the top ten in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Posted on Friday 11 September 2020
Julie Williams who played a critical role in the creation of the Social Policy Research Unit, died on 6 September 2020 aged 72.
Posted on Wednesday 2 September 2020
Criminal landlords are subjecting tenants to financial exploitation, illegal eviction and violence, a major new report on the UK’s private rented sector reveals.