Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014
Our mission is to empower people, organisations and society to use information to shape and influence an increasingly dynamic and complex world.
QS World University Rankings 2019
We have reaffirmed our position as a world-leader for research and teaching in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. We are thrilled to be ranked second in the World, and first in Europe, for Library and Information ManagementFind out more>
Discover Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences has a long-established reputation for producing world-leading research (REF 2014). We tackle the greatest challenges of our time and work to implement solutions. Watch our Faculty's new video, featuring Dr Jorge Martins, to find out more.Research with Impact>
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Our Research Seminars are open to academics, researchers and students from across the University (unless otherwise indicated). They provide an informal setting for intellectual debate, sharing ideas and collaboration.Book your place>
Our collaborative partnership with Wuhan University’s School of Information Management means that we benefit from the expertise of one of China’s top information management schools.Wuhan University partnership>
We’ve invested a six-figure sum to create top-class learning and teaching facilities.