21 Aug 2015

Presentations at the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference

At the BSA Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference, Anne Corden will present 'Bereavement and the workplace', Emily Heavey will present 'Personal, social, and political dimensions of narratives of prosthetic limb-use' and Edmund Coleman-Fountain and Janice McLaughlin will present 'Embodied independent citizenship in the context of disability'. The conference will take place at the University of York on 9-11 September 2015.

20 Aug 2015

Economic implications for bereaved carers: the unacknowledged costs of care

Presentation by Anne Corden at Care and Caring: Future Proofing the New Demographics, 6th International Carers Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 3-6 September 2015.

3 Jun 2015

Vision rehabilitation services: what is the evidence?

Presentation by Parvaneh Rabiee at Ageing in Changing Times: Challenges and Future Prospects, British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1-3 July 2015.

2 Jun 2015

Recruiting: Parents who have experiences of administering painful and/or invasive procedures (PEAPIP)

Recruitment to the study is now closed - thank-you for your interest. If you would like to receive information about where to access the findings when they become available, or for any queries, please contact Gemma Spiers - gemma.spiers@york.ac.uk

19 May 2015

27 Apr 2015

SPRU contributes to stocktaking report on EU member states' progress on social investment reforms

Professor Jonathan Bradshaw and Professor Caroline Glendinning have completed a report with fellow authors, Fran Bennet and Alan Maynard, on the state of social investment in the UK. The report, together with those for other EU countries, is reviewing the progress that the countries have made towards the modernisation of social protection systems.