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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Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue - say NGOs

Description
'Genome editing is not the answer to world poverty, because food shortage isn't the problem' says a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) surveyed by the University of Nottingham.
Date:
20 November 2017

Call for papers: Identity, Belonging and Activism in the 21st Century

Description
We welcome abstracts for the 10th anniversary ENQUIRE conference.
Date:
06 November 2017

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Description
The call is now live for ESRC-funded postgraduate scholarship applications in the Social Sciences
Date:
18 October 2017

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Upcoming events

Music Care Training - Level 1

Date
20 (00:00) - 21 November 2017 (00:00)
Location:
Jubilee Campus
Description
The Fundamentals of Music Care: Theory and Context. Part of our Continuing Professional Development programme.

Movement, care and mediation: ageing families and translocal relatedness

Date
21 November 2017 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
A4, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
A seminar presented by Maruska Svasek, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Poitics, Queen's University, Belfast.

Going the distance: Authentic encounters and development discourses of charity endurance events

Date
29 November 2017 (16:30-17:30)
Location:
A40 Clive Granger
Description
Presented by the Travel Cultures Network in collaboration with Development Studies Association - Tourism Study group?With Dr Jillian M. Rickly, University of Nottingham

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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