Research in the College of Social Sciences

We address some of the major challenges confronting society and the economy.

Social Science perspectives into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

With the unfolding events following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our expert social sciences researchers are sharing their insight and research commentary on issues affecting Ukraine and the rest of the world - including international sanctions, migration and displacement and the economy.

Areas of research

  • Business School

    We contribute to academic debate worldwide, with projects funded by the Research Councils, major trusts, professional institutions, government departments and the EU.

  • Education

    One of the largest research-led schools of education in the UK with a number of research centres as well as research groups.

  • Government

    One of the leading UK and International centres for governance, politics, international development, public management, Russian and European studies.

  • Social Policy

    We make a practical difference in the real world through teaching, professional training, policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media.