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
20
Nov

Women's Work: AI, Clones and Gendered Labour

Chelsea Haith presents her work to explore representations of gendered labour in sex work, service industries, organ donation and real-world AL assistants.

Wed
5
Feb

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.

Wed
26
Feb

Uncertainty Work as Ontological Negotiation: Adjudicating Access to Therapy in Clinical Psychology

Across the UK, wide-ranging efforts have been made to enhance citizen access to psychological therapy.