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.
News from Business School
- At its recent Annual General Meeting, the British Academy elected 42 highly distinguished UK academics from 19 universities as Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding research. Among the distinguished academics was the Department of Economics Professor Roger Backhouse.
News from School of Social Policy
- One of our PhD students (Dr. Kostas Agath, a consultant psychiatrist) has been appointed by the Home Secretary to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, the body which makes recommendations to government on the control of dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs.
News from School of Education
- A multilingual research team will conduct detailed linguistic ethnographic investigations in super-diverse neighbourhoods in the four cities, working with speakers of Chinese languages in Birmingham, Arabic speakers in Cardiff; Polish speakers in London; and Czech, Slovak, and Romani speakers in Leeds.
News from School of Government and Society
- Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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