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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 you 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.

 

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Book on Nanotech and the Humanities with a foreword by Brigitte Nehrlich

Description
Chris Toumey and Brigitte Nehrlich have collaborated for a long time. So, when Chris wrote a book on nanotechnology and the humanities he asked her to write a foreword.
Date:
19 March 2019

Murray Goulden will be presenting at the conference "Living in the Internet of Things"

Description
The title of his talk is "Honey, We Need to Talk about Interpersonal Data: How Privacy isn't just Personal in the Smart Home."
Date:
13 March 2019

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Upcoming events

STS4C mobile seminar: Living with machines: AI, robots and IoT in everyday life

Date
26 March 2019 (12:00-16:00)
Location:
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences, University of Sheffield
Description
This is the first the first STS 4 Cities Consortium (Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, York) mobile seminar in our 'More than human?' series of events.

Introduction to Missing Data Analysis for Social Scientists (Doctoral Seminar)

Date
27 March 2019 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Hallward Library, Park Campus
Description
Understand the underlying mechanisms of missing data and how these can impact on statistical inference.

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University of Nottingham
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