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Article by the Economist examining why people feel so busy all of the time notes the views of Jonathan Gershuny
19 Dec 2014

 

One of the Economist’s Christmas articles titled “Why is everyone so busy? Time poverty is a problem partly of perception and partly of distribution” noted the views of Prof J Gershuny from our Centre of Time Use.

 

Prof Stephen Fisher gave a commentary on Daily Politics on Seats the Lib Dems could lose in 2015 over student votes
16 Dec 2014

Jo Coburn from BBC Daily Politics & Sunday Politics spoke to Stephen Fisher about his research suggesting Nick Clegg and two Liberal Democrat ministers could lose their seats at the 2015 next election due to the student backlash over tuition fees.

DPhil Candidate Stefanie Reher has just recently had two articles from her thesis published in two leading journals.
05 Dec 2014

DPhil Candidate Stefanie Reher has just recently had two articles from her thesis published in two leading journals.

Professor Michael Bigg's article on protest campaigns is published by the British Journal of Sociology
02 Dec 2014

Congratulations to Professor Michael Biggs on his article Has protest increased since the 1970s? How a survey question can construct a spurious trend which has just been published by the British Journal of Sociology.

 

MSc Sociology 2013-14 Examination Prizes
31 Oct 2014

Congratulations to Paul Platzman and Pepita Barlow who have been awarded the A.H. Halsey Prizes for the 2013-14 MSc Sociology Examinations.

Professor Jonathan Gershuny on BBC Women's Hour
09 Oct 2014

 

Professor Jonathan Gershuny, co-director of the Centre for Time Use Research at the University of Oxford provides the historical context of the chore debate

 

New students
06 Oct 2014

A warm welcome to all new students in the Department. We very much hope you enjoy your time at Oxford.! Induction starts Monday 6th of October at 10 AM, Manor Road Building

 

Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: A Loss for Pollsters and a Win for Betting Markets
22 Sep 2014

A New York Times article titled Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: A Loss for Pollsters and a Win for Betting Markets referred to Professor Stephen Fisher's analysis of the Scottish Referendum with particular reference to his blog post How accurate will the Scottish independence referendum polls be?

Fei Yan wins Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford
12 Sep 2014

Congratulations to Dr Fei Yan, who has been appointed Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University's Asia-Pacific Research Center. Fei just successfully defended his doctoral thesis, less than three years after entering the DPhil programme. Supervised by Dr Michael Biggs, his thesis was on 'The Politics of Factional Conflict and Collective Violence: The Cultural Revolution in Guangzhou, 1966-1968’.

MSc thesis published in Journal of Conflict Resolution
18 Aug 2014

Emanuel Deutschmann (MSc 2012) has just published 'Between Collaboration and Disobedience: The Behavior of the Guantanamo Detainees and its Consequences' in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.


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