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Richard Breen on 'Gaps in Educational Attainment'
20 Apr 2017

Richard Breen talks about 'Gaps in Educational Attainment' in this youtube clip.

Does Uber Really Prevent Drunken Driving? It Depends on the Study
11 Apr 2017

New York Times online (USA), 07/04/2017, Jacey Fortin

Article on research into whether ride-hailing companies such as Uber help prevent drink-driving and related incidents notes that one such study was jointly carried out by David S Kirk, an associate professor at Oxford University.

Rebecca Wong publishes paper entitled 'Ivory ban: Close Hong Kong's ivory-trade window' in Nature
11 Apr 2017

Prof Rebecca WY Wong has published a paper entitled: 'Ivory ban: Close Hong Kong's ivory-trade window' in April's edition of Nature.

Professor Heath and Dr Richards from Sociology/CSI awarded ESRC Brexit Priority research grant
03 Apr 2017

Red lines and compromises – what are the public's red lines in the negotiations and what are they prepared to compromise on?

Department of Sociology Annual Report
28 Mar 2017

The Department of Sociology Annual Report is now out!

Melinda Mills participating in Beyond Boundaries: research worth sharing at the Blavatnik School of Government
14 Mar 2017

Prof Melinda Mills will be speaking at the Beyond Boundaries: research worth sharing event to be held at the Blavatnik School of Government on Thursday 16th March.  Melinda's talk is entitled: 'Sociogenomics - when nature meets nurture.'

 

Felix wins Allianz Award for best PhD in Demography in Europe
17 Feb 2017

Felix Tropf has been awarded the prestigious Allianz European Demography Award for his PhD dissertation on the impact of genes on demographic behaviour.

Summer School: An introduction to combing social science and molecular genetic research
13 Feb 2017

We are pleased to announce the Summer School: An introduction to combing social science and molecular genetic research.

When: June 26-30, 2017
Where: Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK

Sociology at Oxford University featured in the Annual Review for Research
13 Feb 2017

The Department of Sociology has been featured in the Oxford University featured in the Annual Review for research

Former Sociology student Asli Mert is Post-doctoral Researcher of the UNESCO Chair
09 Jan 2017

Former Sociology student, Asli Mert, is now working as a Post-doctoral Reseacher of the UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Sustainable Development at Koc University, working with Prof. Cigdem Kagitcibasi.


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