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.

We are ranked 5th in the UK for social policy in The Complete University Guide 2017, and are in the top five among Russell Group universities for social work. 

By choosing to study with us you can be sure of a fulfilling and inspirational student experience in a friendly and dynamic learning environment.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 78% of our research was ranked as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'. Our research underpins our curriculum so you can be sure you will gain essential, real-world knowledge.

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We are ranked 5th in the UK for social policy in The Complete University Guide 2017
 
 

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Latest news 

2016 Nomination for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award: Excellence in Work-Family Research

Description
Tracey Warren, Professor of Sociology, has been nominated for the 2016 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research.
Date:
10 May 2016

Complete University Guide 2017 Rankings

Description
We are delighted to see that Sociology at Nottingham has further climbed the rankings from 22 to 16 (out of 97) with Social Policy achieving a ranking of 5th in the UK.
Date:
28 April 2016

Staff Oscars 2016

Description
The school is delighted to announce that two of our staff have won awards in 'The University Staff Oscars'.
Date:
16 March 2016

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Upcoming events 

Postgraduate Conference - Emerging Developments in the Study of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Date
07 June 2016 (09:00-19:00)
Location:
A09 Highfield House
Description
A conference by The Society for Terrorism Research, The School of Sociology and Social Policy and The Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism.

Brexit Seminar

Date
09 June 2016 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
B18 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The International Centre for Public and Social Policy is hosting a Brexit Seminar.

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5234
fax: +44 (0)115 951 5232
email: socspa@nottingham.ac.uk