Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
We are proud to be one of the top ten departments amongst the Russell Group for research output, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice.
Join our research community
The Department of Sociological Studies welcomes applications for its Visiting International Fellowship Scheme. The scheme is open to academics worldwide.Find out more>
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>
Partnerships and collaborations
Working together with NGOs and government agencies; charitable organisations; community organisations and commercial bodies, our research is tackling social problems around the globe.Partnerships and collaborations>
Our seminars are open to academics, researchers and postgraduate research students from across the University.
Annual Research Review
A record of our academics' individual and collective research achievements over the past academic year.