Sociology at York identifies novel empirical agendas, shapes theoretical approaches and conducts cutting-edge research into the key questions facing society today.
We collaborate with national and international partners, conducting interdisciplinary research that addresses challenges faced by contemporary societies. We pride ourselves on being a Sociology department for public good, working to make a positive change in the world.
Our diverse and extensive research is documented in our research archive.
Our four research clusters provide a fertile intellectual environment, stimulating debate and inspiring the design and delivery of world-leading research.
Our interdisciplinary research centres bring together a diverse community of scholars and non-academic partners to conduct world-leading research.
Our networks provide a forum for cross-cutting research collaboration and discussion:
University research themes
We conduct our research in collaboration with colleagues from complementary disciplines through three University research themes:
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