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News and events


Deport, Deprive, Extradite

Posted on Monday 9 April 2018

Nisha Kapoor examines extremism and the security state’s reaction to it in her latest publication

New publication for Dr Ben Vincent

Posted on Friday 6 April 2018

Sociology academic tackles healthcare strategies for gender diverse patients

Congratulations Class of 2017

Posted on Wednesday 19 July 2017

Celebrating with our new graduates in the Department of Sociology

AHRC research grant for investigation into antimicrobial resistance

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Pathways, Practices and Architectures will compare the way cystic fibrosis clinics attempt to stop infections from spreading.

Project: Overcoming the barriers: Including people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities in research

Posted on Thursday 19 December 2013

There is a fully funded WRDTC studentship available.

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Forthcoming Events


Death & Culture II Conference

This biennial conference focuses on the impact of mortality on culture, and the ways in which the very fact of death has shaped human behaviour, evidenced through thought, action, production and expression


'Buildings in the Making’: A Sociological Exploration of Architectural Design for Care

While the focus of research has often been on individual buildings in use, the conference shifts the emphasis to the processes and practices of architectural design and construction, and how they shape the production of buildings for care.


Locked out of Social Platforms: An iCS Symposium on Challenges to Studying Disinformation

After years of exalting rhetoric praising the democratisation of public discourse with the diffusion of the internet, informed observers have sounded a note of alarm about the scope for the distortion of electoral processes in democratic countries.


CFP: BSA Postgraduate Forum Event: The Promise and Perils of Researching Sensitive Issues

Research concerning sensitive and emotionally demanding issues is vital but challenging work in which the onus of care tends to be placed directly on the researcher. These issues may be internal or external, ethical or emotional, or concern the researcher or participant.

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