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Where is public sociology now?
Join us for our next Sociology at Sheffield event on 6th June 2018: Where is public sociology now? Sociological urgencies and responses. A range of speakers will reflect on what public sociologies mean in the context of such national and global urgencies.Find out more>
PhD studentship opportunities available
We have a number of funded PhD studentship opportunities available in the Department of Sociological Studies.Take a look>
Helen Kennedy joins world leading digital experts at Facebook HQ for social research 'un-conference'
Professor Helen Kennedy was recently one of a small number of digital experts from around the world to be hand-picked to attend an exclusive social research event at Facebook’s headquarters in California, USA.Find out more>