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Heath profile in British Academy Review
14 Mar 2014

The British Academy Review (February 2014) includes a profile of Emeritus Professor of Sociology Anthony Heath.

18th Aage Sørensen Memorial Conference to take place in Oxford April 9-12
07 Mar 2014

The 18th Annual Aage Sørensen Memorial Conference will be hosted by the University of Oxford and Nuffield College from the 9th to the 12th of April, 2014. In line with previous editions of the event, this year’s conference invites graduate students from the three founding institutions Stockholm University, Harvard University, and the University of Oxford, as well as from Columbia University, Princeton University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to present and discuss each other’s work in Oxford. The Aage Sørensen Memorial Conference provides a warm and welcoming environment for talented junior researchers in sociology to receive feedback from their peers. It is also a great opportunity to make friends and build contacts that, as past experience has shown, often last well into the future.
The conference is open to everyone interested. The presentations take place in the Clay Room at Nuffield College.

Per Block (DPhil) wins best student paper award at 2014 Sunbelt Social Networks Conference
25 Feb 2014

Per Block, DPhil student in Sociology at Nuffield College, has won the prize for the best student paper awarded at the 2014 Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, last week in Florida.

Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research
20 Feb 2014

The Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research

25-29 august 2014 - VU University Amsterdam - The Netherlands

The Summer School is open to PhD students, research master students and post-doctoral fellows from demography, epidemiology and quantitative sociology who are interested in life course research. A basic requirement is an undergraduate degree in a social or biological discipline and master training which included quantitative data analysis.

Mauttarak (DPhil) and Heath's worked featured in Economist
07 Feb 2014

Dr Raya Mauttarak (Associate Member and DPhil 2008) and Emeritus Professor Anthony Heath's research on intermarriage amoung ethnic groups in Britain is featured in the Economist.

Dr Neli Demireva and Anthony Heath study on community cohesion in the UK featured in the Independent
03 Feb 2014

 Dr Neli Demireva and Anthony Heath's study on community cohesion in the UK shows how diversity within neighbourhoods helps ethnic minorities better identify with the UK.

Stuckler - Foreign Policy Leading Global Thinkers 2013
29 Jan 2014

Dr David Stuckler and his co-author, Dr Sanjay Basu, have been named as Foreign Policy's Leading Global Thinkers of 2013 in the category of 'Healers'.

Raheel Dhattiwala (DPhil Candidate) publishes thesis findings in the Hindu
02 Jan 2014

The Hindu (31 December 2013) featured a lead article by Raheel Dhattiwala (DPhil Candidate - submitted), discussing findings from her thesis on violence in Gujarat in 2002. The research is particularly topical as the Chief Minister of Gujarat at that time, Narendra Modi, is one of the main contenders for Prime Minister of India in the forthcoming elections. These findings were initially published in an article, coauthored with Dr Michael Biggs (her supervisor), in Politics and Society.

Rima Majed (DPhil candidate) on sectarian conflict for Al Jazeera
02 Jan 2014

Rima Majed's article 'Did Arab uprisings deepen the Sunni-Shia divide?' was featured in Al Jazeera English, 18 December 2013. Rima's DPhil thesis (supervised by Dr Michael Biggs) investigates the formation of sectarian identities in Lebanon.

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