This month Ruth Holliday joined a panel to guest edit a landmark special issue of the journal Social Science and Medicine on the growing phenomenon of Transnational Healthcare.
The celebrated novelist and journalist James Meek explores the human stories behind the incremental privatization of Britain’s assets. The talk will be introduced and chaired by Dr Paton.
The School of Sociology and Social Policy has one Anniversary Research Scholarship available to a PhD student from the UK/EU commencing in 2015. The closing date for applications is the 18 February 2015.
- Seeing is Believing: 'Saturated' Masculinity and Gay Pornography - 28 January 2015, 17:00 | Seminar | Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (CIGS)
- What Went Wonga? Consumer Freedom and the Indebted Society - 28 January 2015, 16:00 - 17:00 | Seminar
- Fashion and Age: Dress, the Body and Later Life - 29 January 2015, 12:00-13:00 | Seminar | Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice (THeSP)
- It's time for Black Schools - 4 February 2015, 13:00-14:00 | Seminar | Center for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS)
New courses for 2015
New for 2015 entry, BA Social Policy with Enterprise offers a unique opportunity to study Social Policy alongside Enterprise, combining the social sciences with business.
We have also launched BA/MA in Social and Public Policy which allows you to study both these subject areas achieving Bachelors and Masters qualifcations.
What our students say
"Studying in California was definitely one of the best decisions I've ever made. I used to knowledge learnt to shape my dissertation. I would definitely recommend the experience to anybody; although it might be daunting, it is definitely an adventure you won’t regret." Rachel Woolridge, BA Sociology
- Centre for Disability Studies
- Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies
- Centre for Research on Family, Life Course and Generations
- Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies
- The Bauman Institute
- Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice
- Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities