2012 news

News in brief - November 2012

Friday 30 November 2012

ESRC Festival of Social Science, Research into the impacts of housing demolition and PhD student addressing fuel poverty internationally

Research: The impact of post-war slum clearance in the UK

Thursday 1 November 2012

Professor Becky Tunstall and Dr Stuart Lowe discuss their findings at a conference held in York: 'Breaking up Communities: The social impact of housing demolition in the late twentieth century.'

News in brief - October 2012

Wednesday 31 October 2012

New staff, new students, research findings and publications

News in brief - September 2012

Sunday 30 September 2012

Latest news from the Department

News in brief - Summer 2012

Wednesday 29 August 2012

Conference presentations, interviews, research news and publications update

Research project: Fuel Poverty and Disabled People

Friday 24 August 2012

Department awarded research grant to study the impact of policy change on disabled people's ability to fuel their homes

British Academy Fellowship for Department Professor

Friday 20 July 2012

Professor Kathleen Kiernan has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy

Students Award Social Work Supervisor

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Pauline Ashworth receives a YUSU Supervisor Award for 'consistently excellent supervision'.

Finalists wrap up the year with a dissertation conference

Friday 15 June 2012

Our final year BA Social Policy and Applied Social Science students present their work in a showcase of dissertation projects

News in brief - May 2012

Friday 15 June 2012

Grants for staff and students, and presentations at teaching conferences

Showcasing our teaching innovations

Friday 11 May 2012

At two conferences this May, we will present on: using Facebook in modules, academic skills for professional programmes, feedback through technology, and service user-created content.

News in brief - April 2012

Monday 30 April 2012

Summary of the latest activities of our staff.

Visit to South Korea, Hong Kong and China

Monday 2 April 2012

Dr Chris Holden, Dr John Hudson and Dr Neil Lunt flew out as part of our ongoing research network with insitutions in East Asia.

News in brief - Spring Term 2012

Thursday 29 March 2012

Summary of our activities over the last three months

Peru placement for social workers

Friday 17 February 2012

Six BA Social Work students head to Peru for 4 months

Students go to Africa for placement

Thursday 2 February 2012

MA Social Work students head off for unique experience of international social work

Developing entrepreneurial social policy students for social enterprise

Tuesday 31 January 2012

A new HEA-funded project at York focuses on the development of social entrepreneurship for social policy students

Graduation January 2012

Friday 20 January 2012

Congratulations and best wishes for the future to our students graduating today