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.
Research Matters 2017
Research Matters showcases our research and offers a closer look at what we do. The latest edition, featuring our research activities carried out from 2016-17, is available now.Download your copy here>
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Sheffield sociology courses ranked in UK's top three
We are delighted that the Department of Sociological Studies’ undergraduate courses have been rated in the UK’s top three in the Guardian University Guide 2018, moving up from 14th place to 3rd.Find out more>