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

4th for social policy and
9th for social work in the UK

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Latest news

Undergraduate student contributes to government White Paper on Brexit

Description
Liam Fleming, one of our undergraduate students currently on his year out placement working at the Office for National Statistics, has contributed to a government White Paper.
Date:
08 February 2017

Dr Nicola Carr, Associate Professor in Criminology, speaks to Radio Nottingham

Description
Dr Nicola Carr appeared on Radio Nottingham on 2 February to talk about the enduring popularity of crime programmes, the representation of forensic science and miscarriages of justice.
Date:
08 February 2017

Reflections: British Library PhD Open Day

Description
DTC student Ruth Read reports back from a highly successful British Library PhD Open Day
Date:
02 February 2017

50 Years of the 1967 Abortion Act: Time to rethink

Description
Dr Anne-Marie Kramer has written a blog post to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act.
Date:
30 January 2017

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Upcoming events

ENQUIRE Conference: Social Inequalities and Social Research

Date
25 February 2017 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Highfield House; University Park
Description
We invite doctoral and early career researchers to submit abstracts concerned with social inequalities.

Towards an Educational Inquiry Network

Date
08 March 2017 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
C45, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
This exploratory afternoon workshop, hosted by the School of Education, aims to bring together colleagues from across the University who are interested in educational inquiry (EI) or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).

Nasty Chinese Women Can Say No!

Date
08 March 2017 (15:30-17:30)
Location:
Clive Granger Building A41

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559