22 Apr 2021
How Covid impacts experience-based knowledge in social work?
About 70 teachers, researchers, and representatives from different service user organisations from nine countries highlighted the matter during the conference Experience-based know...
9 Oct 2019
Housing First is effective if given adequate political support
The Housing First model is effective, but needs more political support to increase its impact across Europe, a new Europe-wide study from the Housing First Europe Hub shows. Marcus...
6 May 2019
Seminar brings together several international researchers
During a whole day in April researchers in elite studies discussed the relevance of central theoretical and empirical knowledge about elite research for studying civil society elit...
11 Mar 2019
Doctoral student wins early career prize
Carolin Schütze has been awarded the ReNEW Early Career Paper Prize in social sciences for the best conference paper at the Third Nordic Challenges Conference, 2019.
4 Oct 2018
"Discrimination discourse is incompatible with hegemonic masculinity"
In an article recently published in the European Social Work Research journal, researchers Anna Rypi, Malin Åkerström and Veronika Burcar Alm attempt to shed light on why young men...
21 Aug 2018
Malmö hosts Degrowth conference
The 6th International Degrowth Conference in Malmö will take place from August 21-25.
4 Jun 2018
Max Koch on welfare and work within planetary limits
"We have no alternative but to look for new ideas and imaginaries of welfare and social inclusion in the absence of growth", says Max Koch in an interview in the Green European Jou...
20 Apr 2018
Comparing nationalist actors in South Asia
On 14 and 15 April, the School of Social Work, in collaboration with SASNET, hosted a workshop on nationalisms in South Asia. The convenors were Frank Korom from Boston University...
28 Mar 2018
Hans Swärd awarded FORSA prize
Professor Hans Swärd has been awarded the biennial Swedish Association for Social Work Research (FORSA) Prize.
24 Mar 2018
Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges
At least Three (2 year) Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
28 Feb 2018
Johansson and Ponnert on juridification and standardisation in contemporary child protection
Susanna Johansson and Lina Ponnert have published an article in the British Journal of Social Work.
21 Dec 2017
Seven years of housing first: a success story
The city of Helsingborg first implemented the Housing First method seven years ago. Since then, the number of homeless per 10,000 inhabitants has fallen sharply. The programme, int...
31 Oct 2017
A brief interview with Carolin Schütze
This fall PhD candidate Carolin Schütze is a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
27 Oct 2017
Research project on parenting receives funding
27 Oct 2017
35 Million for research on civil society elites
25 Oct 2017
New book on the Nordic Barnahus model
Susanna Johansson, Senior lecturer at the School of Social Work, is one of the editors of a new book offering an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of the Barnahus mod...
13 Oct 2017
Social workers challenged by irregular migration
The issues of undocumented migrants and deportations of unaccompanied minors have increasingly become a challenge in social work. Vanna Nordling’s doctoral dissertation is a study ...
15 Sep 2017
New book on welfare in a postgrowth society
A new book by Max Koch, professor in social policy at the School of Social Work, and Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) presents a detailed and critical discussion about how human ...
7 Sep 2017
Håkan Johansson spoke in Brussels on civil society funding
Professor Johansson was invited by the European Economic and Social Committee to speak at a public hearing on financing civil society organisations by the EU.
30 Aug 2017
The Guardian writes about gap mending
Gap mending is an analytical tool that helps teachers and researchers in social work to reflect upon what, in their practice, increases, maintains or mends gaps between professiona...