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.

Open Days 2015

Visiting us on an open day gives you the opportunity to experience our friendly learning environment and our sense of community.

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CK Wong Bursary for PhD study available to students from East Asia region

The Department of Sociological Studies is pleased to offer the CK Wong Bursary to prospective students from the East Asia region, who wish to pursue PhD study in the Department.

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Dr Kate Reed’s pioneering study into visual technology in foetal and neonatal autopsy wins award

Dr Kate Reed achieves an Outstanding Research Achievement Award for a pioneering study into clinical applications for visual technologies.

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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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