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

Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014

We're committed to understanding our global society, protecting the vulnerable and improving people's lives around the world.

MSc International Social Change and Policy

Develop your awareness of the most pressing challenges posed by social change, and critically examine policy responses to key aspects of social change at national and global levels.

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The transformation of traditional post-mortem

The ‘End of or Start of Life’ project is examining the impact of visual MRI technology on traditional foetal and neonatal autopsy.

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Addressing the challenges faced by community and voluntary sector organisations

A new series of events is bringing together cutting edge thinking in social science with the experiences of civil society organisations, especially those in the community and voluntary sector.

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Study with us

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

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Our research

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

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Working together

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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