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Congratulations to Zsofia Boda for successfully completing her DPhil
20 Apr 2016

Zsofia Boda successfully completed her DPhil, titled Friendship Based on Race or Race Based on Friendship? The Co-Evoluation of Friendships, Negative Ties and Ethnic Perceptions in Hungarian School Classes under the supervision of Professor Tom Snijders. Zsofia is now a postdoc with the Chair of Social Networks team at ETH Zurich. The Department wishes her all the best for her future career.

Congratulations to Simon Escoffier Martinez for successfully completing his DPhil!
06 Apr 2016

Simon Escoffier Martinez successfully completed his DPhil, titled Mobilisational Citizenship: Identity and Collective Action in Santiago de Chile's Underprivileged Urban Grassroots under the supervision of Professor Leigh Payne. Simon is now pursuing an academic career in Chile. The Department wishes him all the best for his future career!

Congratulations to Juta Kawalerowicz for successfully completing her DPhil!
04 Apr 2016

Juta Kawalerowicz successfully completed her DPhil, titled Hotbeds of unrest and extremism: How social context influences political participation in the 21st century: Britain, from rioting to far right party membership under the supervision of Professor Michael Biggs. Juta was awarded a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship and is working at the Institute for Analytical Sociology at Linköping University. The Department wishes her all the best for her future career!

Congratulations to Dingeman Wiertz
18 Feb 2016

Dingeman Wiertz successfully completed his DPhil, titled A Bridge Too Far? Volunteering, Voluntary Associations, and Social Cohesion under the supervision of Professor Nan Dirk de Graaf.  Dingeman now holds a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowship at Nuffield College.  The Department wishes him all the very best for his future career.

2015 AH Halsey Prizes
17 Nov 2015

Congratulations to the Department of Sociology's 2014- 2015 A H Halsey MSc Prizewinners! Mr Luka Boeskens was awarded the AH Halsey Prize for Best Overall Performance in the MSc Examinations 2014-15 and Ms Mariann Novak –the AH Halsey Prize for Best MSc Dissertation 2014-15.

 

Congratulations to Dr Turkay Nefes who has recently been awarded a Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe Post-Doctoral Fellowship
22 Oct 2015

De Nefes' research whilst on the Rothschild Founcations fellowship will be centred on The contemporary experience of the Jewish minority in New Turkey.

The Centre for Time Use Research is fetaured in International weekly journal of science NATURE
22 Oct 2015

Read the feature on The Centre for Time Use Research in the International weekly journal of science NATURE. The article titled, The lab that knows where your time really goes not only focues on the importance of the 850,000 diaries, but gives insight into the different ways they are used to try and find out why modern life seems so hectic.

Dr Jasmine Fledderjohann's publication on Impaired fertility and perceived difficulties conceiving in Ghana: measurement problems and prospects for the Journal of Bioscience
21 Oct 2015

Read Dr Jasmine Fledderjohann's publication on Impaired fertility and perceived difficulties conceiving in Ghana: measurement problems and prospects for the Journal of Bioscience

Read Dr Turkay Nefes' recent article for Open Democracy titled Understanding conspiracy theories in the Turkish context
21 Oct 2015

Read Dr Turkay Nefes' recent article for Open Democracy titled Understanding conspiracy theories in the Turkish context

Dr Heather Hamill awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Grant for project on Trust, risk and uncertainty in medicinal transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa
30 Sep 2015

Congratulations to Dr Heather Hamill and Dr Kate Hampshire (Department of Anthropology, University of Durham) who have just been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Grant. The title of their project is 'Trust, risk and uncertainty in medicinal transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Integrating Behavioural Game Theory and Ethnography to develop a robust analytical framework to address a major global public health challenge.


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