School of Sociology and Social Policy
   
   
  

Welcome to the School of Sociology and Social Policy

We are a leading UK school for sociology, criminology, social policy and social work; our courses offer students the opportunity to explore how societies work - and what can be done when they don't.

High-quality research underpins our teaching, with more than three quarters of publications by our academic staff rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

When studying with us, you can be sure that you'll gain essential, real-world skills and knowledge that will help you to pursue your career ambitions in a friendly and dynamic learning environment.

School of Sociology and Social Policy

1st for social work and
5th for social policy in the UK

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Latest news

What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma's government

Description
Professor of Criminology, Bill Dixon has written an article for The Conversation.
Date:
18 August 2017

Research Fellowships for 2017/18

Description
Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes will produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders.
Date:
15 August 2017

Collaborative PhD Studentship: dignity and compassion in practice

Description
ESRC-funded Collaborative PhD studentship with the School of Health Sciences, the School of Sociology and Social Policy, and Nottingham Universities NHS Trust.
Date:
05 May 2017

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Upcoming events

Betwixt and Between: the importance of place and space in rural dementia friendly communities

Date
14 September 2017 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Institute of Mental Health, Jubilee Campus
Description
Centre for Dementia Seminar Series with speaker Dr Fiona Marshall (University of Nottingham).

University Open Day

Date
15 September 2017 (09:30-16:00)
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Open days are your chance to discover why Nottingham is a great place to live, study and work.

University Open Day

Date
16 September 2017 (09:30-16:00)
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Open days are your chance to discover why Nottingham is a great place to live, study and work.

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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