At York, researchers collaborate across the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes to address the great scientific, social and environmental challenges of our times.

Sociology's world-leading research is at the heart of York's pioneering research agenda, tackling social challenges on an international scale.

Health and Wellbeing

Health is influenced by the social contexts in which we live. Our breadth of research expertise in the area of Health and Wellbeing allows us to tackle some of the biggest socio-economic challenges in the world of healthcare, influencing policy and practice and improving access to healthcare services.

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Justice and Equality

Culture and Communication

Culture and how we communicate shapes our identities, influences our social groups and changes the way we experience our society. Our culture and communication research is at the forefront of the field, and offers groundbreaking new insights into social and cultural practices.

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