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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Breaking Bread: A Community Cooking Project with Refugees

An online publication, called 'Breaking Bread: A community cooking project with refugees' was recently launched as part of the project "Aromas that nurture: Sharing sensory experiences with the refugee community'
26 July 2023

Shortlisting Success

Professor Alison Pilnick's book Reconsidering Patient Centred Care: Between Autonomy and Abandonment published by Emerald has been shortlisted for the prestigious Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) Book Prize.
05 July 2023

Upcoming events

CJRC Presents: A Future-Oriented Response to Crime

31 October 2023 (17:00-19:00)
Monica Partridge E04, University Park
In this initial project seminar, we outline three key areas of consideration for an extra-terrestrial criminology in anticipation of near-future commercial spaceflights and human-missions to other planets.

One-day ICEMiC Symposium "Queer(y)ing Asylum"

08 November 2023 (09:00-17:00)
C10, C11, C14 Monica Partridge University of Nottingham
Organised by Diego Garcia Rodriguez and Alex Wainwright. With Leila Zadeh (Rainbow Migration) and Professor Richard Mole (University of College London) as the keynote speakers

Making Science Public

Evelyn Fox Keller (1936-2023)

On 22 September 2023 Evelyn Fox Keller sadly passed away at the age of 87. She had been a theoretical physicist, a mathematical biologist, a feminist philosopher, a historian of science, and an inspiration to many across these fields. She integrated insights from all these fields creatively and critically, and, most importantly, she added some ...

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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