79% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent

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Department maintains its position in world top 100 for sociology study

Our position as a world-leading Department to study sociology has once again been reconfirmed in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2015

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Interview with Co-Editors of Special Issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies

The Co-Editors of a special issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies were interviewed recently about the reasoning behind the publication, which focuses on data mining.

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Our innovative, research-led approach to learning has been recognised with numerous awards for our staff.

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From protecting children to empowering an ageing population, our work is driving global policy.

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Our collaborations are making a difference around the world. We're leading the UK's first multi-disciplinary ageing research programme, the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA).

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