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.

National Student Survey 2015

We're asking third year undergraduate students for less than 10 minutes of your time to complete the National Student Survey (NSS).

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Masters degree scholarships worth £10,000 available

If you are a UK or EU student considering postgraduate study this year then you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £10,000 towards postgraduate courses starting in 2015.

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New website aims to raise understanding of graphs and charts in the media

A new website has been launched to help people understand data through graphs and charts, which are known as data visualisations.

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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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