School of Sociology and Social Policy

Research

Our research is unified by a common concern with social justice. This means addressing the realities of marginalised groups, giving witness to experiences of everyday life, identifying issues of recognition and representation, and informing policy, practice and the wider public.

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One of our aims is to promote knowledge exchange through close partnerships with stakeholders, including working together with service users, government departments, national charities, and third sector organisations. Our research centres provide a forum for collaboration and exchange of ideas and ensure that our impact is meaningful and enduring.

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Research centres

Our research is conducted through our research centres, delivering high-quality research under our ten themes, grouping together staff with similar interests.

Murray Goulden

Researcher profile

Murray Goulden is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Sociology and Social Policy focusing on the role of new digital technologies in everyday life.

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ENQUIRE

ENQUIRE is a blog and conference, run by our postgraduates, providing an encouraging and exciting space for postgraduate academic research.

 
 

Research events

ISS Intellectual Biographies: Pru Hobson-West and Murray Goulden

Date
17 November 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
With Pru Hobson-West and Murray Goulden (University of Nottingham).

ISS Intellectual Biographies: Brigitte Nerlich and Reiner Grundmann

Date
24 November 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
With Brigitte Nerlich and Reiner Grundmann (University of Nottingham).
In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 78% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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Society impact studies

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Empowering vulnerable communities to fight Covid-19: the case of Zimbabwe

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Evaluating the risk of labour exploitation among migrant workers in the UK during Covid-19

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Communicating with Generation Z

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

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University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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