Department of Sociology

We aim to build a global reputation for offering a distinct brand of policy-oriented criminology and sociology driven by world-leading methodological innovation. Our work will combat inequalities and champion diversity.


We are widely recognised for our field-defining and conceptually driven empirical research and its pioneering quantitative and qualitative methods work.


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UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week: Mums Matter in Digital Societies

By Ranjana Das 29th April marks the start of the 2019 Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK....


How to evaluate complex research impact

By Peter Barbrook-Johnson This blogpost was originally published on Fast Track Impact We know research...