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Professor Jonathan Gershuny awarded CBE
19 Jun 2017

Professor Jonathan Gershuny, FBA, Professor of Economic Sociology, Co-Director of the Centre for Time Use Research in the Department of Sociology and Senior Research Fellow of Nuffield College, is appointed CBE for services to the social sciences and sociology in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2017.

European Sociological Review ranked in top 15% of Sociology journals
16 Jun 2017

Congratulations to everyone working on the European Sociological Review (ESR), including the Department’s own Melinda Mills (Editor in Chief), Patrick Präg (Deputy Editor) and Christiaan Monden (Associate Editor).

Dr Stephen Fisher discusses Conservative deal with DUP
14 Jun 2017

On Tuesday 13 June, Dr Steve Fisher spoke on BBC Radio Oxford’s Kat Orman Show, discussing the prospect of a Conservative deal with the DUP and how that would affect Northern Ireland.

How Theresa May lost her majority and how Scots have kept the Tories in government
09 Jun 2017

Dr Stephen Fisher comments on last night's General Election results.

Oxford Sociology Top in Europe
08 Jun 2017

Oxford is top Sociology department in Europe for the third consecutive year.

Labour poll surge thanks to not just younger, but also older women
06 Jun 2017

Rosalind Shorrocks and Stephen Fisher analyse the polls ahead of the General Election

Mafia Life: Love, Death, and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime: a new book by Federico Varese
05 Jun 2017

WE SEE MAFIAS AS VAST, POWERFUL ORGANISATIONS, HARVESTING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ACROSS THE GLOBE AND WRAPPING THEIR TENTACLES AROUND EVERYTHING FROM GOVERNANCE TO FINANCE. BUT IS THIS THE TRUTH?

Congratulations to George Wood for successfully completing his DPhil in Sociology
05 Jun 2017

George Wood successfully completed his DPhil, titled ‘The Formation, Structure, and Multiplexity of Criminal Networks' under the supervision of Professor Federico Varese. Since March, George has been a Postdoctoral Associate in Sociology at Yale University. The Department wishes him all the best for his future career.

Why is Britain so disenchanted with its politicians?
05 Jun 2017

A Financial Times feature on the state of British democracy in the run-up to the general election includes comment from Stephen Fisher, a political sociologist from the Department.

IVF babies do not have lower cognitive skills than naturally conceived children
02 Jun 2017

DPhil Student Anna Barbuscia publishes article in Human Reproduction


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