Research in the College of Social Sciences

We address some of the major challenges confronting society 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.