College of Social Sciences

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Generating new knowledge about society and transforming this in ways that improve wellbeing, is central to all work in this research-led College of Social Sciences. Striving to champion new policies and practices, generate considerable investment and maintain relevance to the current world.

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Business School
Government and Society
Social Policy


News from Business School

Musicalisation of Running: Experiencing Pleasurable Escape

Dr. Finola Kerrigan discusses the role of music with regards to running, and how some may use it to create soundscapes in order to enhance their running experience.
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News from School of Social Policy

Housing and communities: Australian speaking engagements

Social Policy's David Mullins will be speaking at two events in Australia during May.
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News from School of Education

A new article on 'Gratitude in the UK' has just been published

This article on 'Gratitude in the U.K: A new prototype analysis and a cross-cultural comparison' examines contrasting features of gratitude in the UK and the USA and explores whether gratitude is associated with virtue.
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News from School of Government and Society

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)

I joined IDD in 2006 as a part-time Masters students on the Poverty Reduction & Development Management programme. The two years passed by so quickly that I was disappointed when it all came to an end. Since then, however, I have managed to avoid leaving the Department by adopting various guises, including Teaching Assistant, PhD student, Visiting Lecturer and now Teaching Fellow.
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