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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Blog

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Events and conferences 

Wed
22
May

CURB: The Slow Violence of Displacement on London’s Gentrification Frontier

This paper draws on an ongoing study conducted on six council estates in London which have been earmarked for, or are undergoing, redevelopment where we have interviewed residents waiting to be rehoused or removed

Wed
5
Jun

Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Others

The output of the algorithms reduces the intractable difficulties and duress of living, the undecidability of what could be happening in a scene, into a single human-readable and actionable meaning.

Thu
13
Jun

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Corpse Work

DaCNet, based at the University of York will be holding a one-day symposium

Thu
20
Jun

PGR Annual Conference - Beyond Fluid Identities? New Sensitivities in the 21st Century

Our one day conference includes paper presentations from post graduate researchers, from UK and international universities, who are conducing fascinating and vital research on identity and its many manifestations in the social world

Tue
9
Jul

Introduction to Stata

This one day workshop provides an introduction to the statistical computing programme, Stata. Stata is a powerful programme widely used for data analysis in the social sciences.

Wed
10
Jul

North Eastern Social Statistics network - NESSt(n)

Informal research gathering, This is a network comprising social researchers involved in the analysis of large scale, representative, administrative and Big Data