School of Sociology and Social Policy

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

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British Academy Visiting Fellow Award - a Success!

British Academy Visiting Fellow Award enabled Professor Jane Desmond (University of Illinois) to be based at University of Nottingham to develop collaborative projects with the School of Sociology and Social Policy and School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.
21 March 2024

Critical Enabling Factors for Decolonisation in Christian Development Organisations

PGR student Toluwanimi Jaiyebo's article outlines four critical enabling factors (CEFs) for decolonisation relevant for Christian Development Organisations (CDOs).
04 January 2024

Upcoming events

Beyond positionality: the role and impact of researcher emotion in the research process

10 July 2024 (09:30-16:30)
Monica Partridge Room E07, University of Nottingham, University Park
with Dr Laura Mauldin (University of Connecticut) and Dr Hazel Marzetti (University of Edinburgh)

Making Science Public

Hunting for AI metaphors

Thousands of articles and blog posts have been written about generative AI, especially ChatGPT. Some or these, especially blog posts, are about metaphors. As a metaphor hunter (see image!) I feel a bit ashamed that I haven’t done much on metaphor and AI. A little bit yes; for example, on what metaphors ChatGPT uses about ...

The post Hunting for AI metaphors appeared first on Making Science Public.



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