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Congratualtions to Anna Barbuscia on her successful DPhil!
04 May 2018

The Department extends warm congrtulations to Anna Barbuscia for the successful completion of the DPhil in Sociology.  Her thesis was Outcomes of Fertility Treatments for Children and Families.  Evidence from the UK and the US.  Our very best wishes for success in your future career!

Congratulations to Judith Rohde-Liebenau for her completion of the DPhil in Sociology!
04 May 2018

The Department extends congratulations to Judith Rohde-Liebenau on her completion of the DPhil in Sociology, and her thesis Raising European Citizens? European Narratives, European Schools and Students' Identification with Europe.  We wish her all the best for her future career!

Congratulations to Takanori Sumino for completing the DPhil in Sociology!
04 May 2018

The Department of Sociology would like to congratulate Takanori Sumino on his DPhil Thesis: Political Sociology of Unity and Division: Social Cleavages, Identity, and Institutions, and on his successful completion of the DPhil.  We wish him the very best of luck in his academic and research career!

Professor Steve Fisher on the 3 May Local Elections
03 May 2018

Professor Stephen Fisher's predictions about today's local elections have been cited by both the Times and the New Statesman to highlight the possibility of both Labour and the Conservatives gaining seats.

Still open for applications: FAMSIZEMATTERS - Fully-funded DPhil studentship
29 Mar 2018

Applications are invited for one fully funded 3 year PhD (DPhil) studentship based in the Department of Sociology to begin in October 2018. This studentship is available on Professor Christiaan Monden's ERC funded project on Family Size and Social Inequalities (FAMSIZEMATTERS).

The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast by Professor Heather Hamill - now available in paperback
15 Mar 2018

In The Hoods, Heather Hamill explains why an informal system of policing and punishment developed and endured and why such harsh punishments as beatings, "kneecappings," and exile have not stopped hoods from offending.

Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez on her successful completion of the DPhil in Sociology
29 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez for successfully completing her DPhil titled ‘The Power of Business and the Power of People: Understanding Remedy and Business Accountability for Human Rights Violations - Colombia 1970 – 2014’ under the supervision of Professor Leigh Payne.

Part-Time MSc in Sociology now open for applications!
01 Dec 2017

Are you interested in pursuing the MSc in Sociology, but can't commit to full-time study?  Take a look at the part-time MSc - the same course of study, spread over two years.

Congratulations to Man Yee Kan on her ERC Consolidator Grant!
28 Nov 2017

Professor Man Yee Kan received an ERC Consolidator Grant for her GenTime Project - Temporal structures of gender inequalities in Asian and Western welfare regimes.


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