Department of Sociology

Undergraduate study

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University holds a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Research Excellence Framework (REF)

The Department of Sociology placed first overall in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, with 100% of research impact rated 4*.

Postgraduate study

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Research

Blog

Keep up to date with our Department on the Sociology blog.

Events and conferences 

Wed
16
Oct

Polari: the Lost and Found Gay Language

Paul Baker is Professor of English Language at Lancaster University. He has carried out research on Polari for 20 years and has written several books on LGBT language and history.

Wed
6
Nov

State-led gentrification and contested reframings of citizenship in Turkey

Gentrification has long been addressed as a class remaking of the city led by the state.

Wed
13
Nov

Narratives of Hope: Science, Theology and Environmental Public Policy

Interdisciplinary collaborations between scientists/technologists, social scientists and philosophers/theologians have revealed deeply submerged yet powerful narratives at work beneath public discourse on controversial technologies.