Speed Data: Why the Remain vote swung sharply—while Leave voters stayed put
26 Jun 2017

8th June defied expectations—and unfolded in very different ways in different kinds of seats – Steve Fisher explains in Prospect magazine.

Divorce falls to lowest levels for 45 years
22 Jun 2017

Professor Christiaan Monden speaks to the Financial Times about changes in the patterns of marriage and divorce.

Dr Stephen Fisher discusses Conservative deal with DUP
14 Jun 2017

On Tuesday 13 June, Dr Steve Fisher spoke on BBC Radio Oxford’s Kat Orman Show, discussing the prospect of a Conservative deal with the DUP and how that would affect Northern Ireland.

Labour poll surge thanks to not just younger, but also older women
06 Jun 2017

Rosalind Shorrocks and Stephen Fisher analyse the polls ahead of the General Election

Why is Britain so disenchanted with its politicians?
05 Jun 2017

A Financial Times feature on the state of British democracy in the run-up to the general election includes comment from Stephen Fisher, a political sociologist from the Department.

Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies in prison aged 83
14 Jul 2016

Financial Times online, 13/07/2016, Unattributed
Article on the death of Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano includes comment from Federico Varese, professor of criminology at the University of Oxford.

It’s Raining Men! Sweden Sees Historic Gender Balance Shift
02 Jun 2016

Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: for the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, it now has more men than women.

Dr Neil Ketchley and Dr Michael Biggs's latest article is published in the Washington Post
19 Aug 2015


Dr Neil Ketchley and Dr Michael Biggs's latest article, Who actually died in Egypt’s Rabaa massacre has just been published in the Washington Post.


The Financial Times mentions the work of Prof Diego Gambetta and Prof Federico Varese on an article about Roberto Saviano
22 Jun 2015

The Financial Times mentions the work of Prof Diego Gambetta and Prof Federico Varese oi an article about Roberto Saviano and his book ZeroZeroZero.

Dr Stephen Fisher appointed to panel to find out what went wrong with the election forecasts
09 Jun 2015

The day after the election the British Polling Council announced it was going to have an inquiry into what went wrong with the polls. The National Centre for Research Methods  has announced the membership of the inquiry team of which Dr Stephen Fisher is a part of.

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