2014 news

Research Excellence Framework 2014 Results

Posted on Monday 22 December 2014

International impact of research excellence at SPSW is recognised


TCSW endorsement of the BA and MA social work programmes

Posted on Monday 15 December 2014

SPSW receives The College of Social Work (TCSW)'quality' mark endorsement


Child Well-Being - Keynote Address

Posted on Thursday 4 December 2014

Professor Kathleen Keirnan gave a Keynote address on Child-Well Being


Christine Skinner: international expert on child support

Posted on Tuesday 2 December 2014

Christine Skinner had been advising at international level on Child Support Policies


British Corporate Welfare

Posted on Tuesday 2 December 2014

Kevin Farnsworth's work on British Corporate Welfare has received significant coverage in the media in recent months, including an article in the Guardian


Heat or Eat: food and austerity

Posted on Wednesday 8 October 2014

Dr Carolyn Snell is beginning a new collaborative project with Sheffield University looking at eating and heating issues


Publications and presentation activities of the International Centre for Mental Health and Social Research

Posted on Tuesday 9 September 2014

Following its launch in June the ICMHSR presents at DARE in Belfast and produces several publications


Nina Biehal presents at EUSARF Conference

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

Professor Biehal presented two papers to the conference of the European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents


Christine Skinner has a very busy summer!

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

Dr Skinner is active with the DWP, the ESRC and the Korean Women's Development Institute


Stuart Lowe at the MRI Conference in Budapest

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

Dr Lowe is to deliver a key note speech at The Silver Jubilee Conference - 25 years of Metropolitan Research Institute 2-4 November


Enrico Reuter presents at IPSA Congress in Montreal

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

Enrico Reuter has given a paper presentation at the International Political Science Association, 23rd World Congress, 19 - 24 July


SPSW & Politics Departments organise Austerity workshop

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

The international workshop 'Questioning Austerity: Realities and Alternatives' took place in July


Student wins Frances Sheldon Award

Posted on Monday 18 August 2014

Congratulations to MA Social Work student Craig Burrows for his winning dissertation entry “An Assisted Dying Law in the UK”


Graduation July 2014

Posted on Friday 18 July 2014

86 undergraduates, 34 postgraduates and 3 PhD students graduate from SPSW this July.


York hosts third international seminar on child maintenance

Posted on Tuesday 8 July 2014

ESRC seminar series looking at international perspectives and policy challenges


Public launch seminar of International Centre for Mental Health Social Research

Posted on Friday 27 June 2014

Associate Professor Lynette Joubert from the University of Melbourne gave a lecture on Tuesday 24th June 2014 to publicly launch the International Centre for Mental Health Social Research.


HEA Award for Department Web & VLE Coordinator

Posted on Sunday 15 June 2014

Matt Cornock has won a national award recognising the contribution of technicians in social work and social policy.


News in brief - May 2014

Posted on Saturday 31 May 2014

Latest activities of SPSW staff and students


Sharing Lived Experience - How personal is "personal"?

Posted on Wednesday 28 May 2014

Calling social work /social care practitioners to take part in a study about rating how "personal" information is. Have our boundaries changed?


York academic discusses measuring innovation in youth work

Posted on Tuesday 13 May 2014

Dr Aniela Wenham presents at the UK conference looking at creative practice in challenging times


Chief Social Workers debate on the future of social work

Posted on Friday 9 May 2014

Top social workers answered staff, students and practice educators' questions prior to keynote presentations for MRC


Department Learning Technologist Awarded

Posted on Thursday 8 May 2014

Matt Cornock receives Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award for his 'significant contribution' to the student learning experience


News in brief - April 2014

Posted on Wednesday 30 April 2014

Short Guide to Environmental Policy published, launch of major new research project into abused and neglected children and latest news from the Department


York academic delivers opening address at inaugural event

Posted on Wednesday 23 April 2014

Dr Stefan Kühner presented at the first Indian Social Policy Association event at O.P. Jindal Global University, India.


News in brief - March 2014

Posted on Monday 31 March 2014

First international seminars on child maintenance, message from former student and latest activities from staff and students.


The 'wicked social problem' of NEET

Posted on Monday 10 March 2014

York academic presents to major European conference on the employment and education of young people


News in brief - February 2014

Posted on Monday 3 March 2014

MA student raises money for Hospice Africa and debate on the purpose of social science


University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day: 19 February 2014

Posted on Wednesday 19 February 2014

The International Centre for Mental Health Social Research and the Department of Social Policy and Social Work are marking the University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day by asking, "What are your Mindapples?"


News in brief - January 2014

Posted on Saturday 1 February 2014

Launch of major ESRC project and introducing a new ESRC seminar series


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