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

New book: National Identity and Europe in Times of Crisis

Description
A new book co-edited by Christian Karner, Associate Professor, and Monika Kopytowska has just been published by Emerald.
Date:
24 August 2017

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

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Upcoming events

The decline of Robert Southey - how archive materials can be used to examine dementia

Date
12 October 2017 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
A08, Institute of Mental Health, Jubilee Campus
Description
Centre for Dementia Seminar Series with speaker Professor Lynda Pratt (University of Nottingham).

The development and validation of the Dementia Quality of Life Scale for older family carers – DQoL-OC

Date
09 November 2017 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
A08, Institute of Mental Health, Jubilee Campus
Description
Centre for Dementia Seminar Series with speaker Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham).

Music Care Training - Level 1

Date
16 (00:00) - 17 November 2017 (00:00)
Location:
Jubilee Campus
Description
The Fundamentals of Music Care: Theory and Context. Part of our Continuing Professional Development programme.

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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