Monday 16 December 2019
Former Think Ahead programme student Thea Radburn has recently been awarded the Mental Health Social Worker of the Year at the 2019 Social Worker of the Year Awards.
Wednesday 27 November 2019
The Peer Research and Understanding Homelessness: Exploring Practice, Learning and Innovation conference, was held in Dublin on 20 November 2019 by Focus Ireland. Guests and speakers included services and charities working within the homeless sector across Europe, some of whom were already using a peer research methodology.
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Dr Marilyn Crawshaw, Honorary Fellow of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, organises multi-disciplinary consultation event and speaks at international conferences.
Thursday 14 November 2019
Professor Charlie Lloyd is calling on the families of veterans with substance abuse problems to take part in a major survey looking at their experiences.
Monday 11 November 2019
The SUPA Group have planted a Japanese maple tree.
Friday 11 October 2019
A housing model has proved effective in reducing homelessness across Europe but it needs more political support to increase its impact, says a new study led by the University of York.
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Eleven Commonwealth scholars are now embarking on our Masters of Public Administration (International Development), an online programme with the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. The programme has been designed to equip public service professionals with the knowledge and skills to analyse, influence and implement development policies and programmes.
Monday 23 September 2019
Social Policy and Social Work at York is in the top ten for Social Work in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
An innovative project evaluated by SPSW researchers has been nominated for the Leaving Care Award at the Children and Young People Now Awards 2019.
Tuesday 13 August 2019
The Social Policy Research Unit and The Children's Society have been awarded the 2019 International Society for Child Indicators Impact Award.
Tuesday 6 August 2019
Dr Sabrina Chai, director the China Partnership Programme, discusses the importance of student integration.
Monday 29 July 2019
Academics have guest-edited a special issue dedicated to self-employment and social protection in Europe.
Wednesday 24 July 2019
A new project will be looking at improving access to healthcare for people living rough.
Tuesday 23 July 2019
The International Centre for Mental Health Social Research hosts conference providing insights into leading social work practice and research.
Friday 19 July 2019
Professor Nick Ellison received the award from SPA President, Baroness Lister of Burtersett, at the Association's annual conference.
Tuesday 16 July 2019
A major new report examining the help given to prisoners recovering from addiction has set out a series of “blueprints” which its authors say could “transform” the way prisoners are supported once they have served their sentence.
Thursday 4 July 2019
Ongoing comparative research on separated parent families is discussed at York
Thursday 27 June 2019
A new study linked to Welfare Conditionality has revealed that ex-service personnel with physical and mental health problems are struggling to navigate a ‘baffling’ benefits system.
Wednesday 26 June 2019
Results were presented from the first 22 countries participating in the 'Third wave' phase of the project.
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.
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.
Friday 31 May 2019
SPSW researchers with York Cares and Peer researchers share new guide.
Friday 17 May 2019
Founder member of the SUPA group is remembered as an inspiration to staff and generations of students
Wednesday 15 May 2019
Dan Horsfall and Neil Lunt have articles within the current JEMS Special Issue on transnational medical travel.
Tuesday 7 May 2019
Dr Crawshaw presented her paper exploring the contemporary challenges of queer and trans reproduction.
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.
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.
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.
Monday 8 April 2019
More than 100 people slept rough in York recently and raised more than £17,000 for a youth homelessness charity.
Thursday 4 April 2019
Collaboration between voice-hearers, researchers and mental health professionals at pioneering conference
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday 27 February 2019
Department of Social Policy and Social Work moves into the world top 10 and UK top 5
Thursday 21 February 2019
Shared ownership homes are found in all English regions but are geographically concentrated in London and the South-East.
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.
Tuesday 19 February 2019
A touring photography exhibition celebrates local people and places.
Friday 8 February 2019
A scoping study to inform future housing for people with a learning disability, autism or both has recently been completed.
Monday 4 February 2019
The University of York has been awarded 10 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships.
Friday 11 January 2019
Members of York's International Centre for Mental Health Social Research travelled to India to support social work research in the country.