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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.

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.

 

Dr Rebecca Wong publishes a paper on "The Illegal Tiger Trade in China" in The British Journal of Criminology
19 Aug 2015

Dr Rebecca Wong has just published a paper on "The Illegal Tiger Trade in China" in The British Journal of Criminology. The paper uncovers criminal networks of smugglers in three cities of China, and reconstructs their structure. Dr Wong obtained her D.Phil in the Department in 2013. The paper is based on her doctoral work.

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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