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Welcome to the Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, we are a leading multi-disciplinary academic team committed to providing world-class research and innovative degree programmes. We deliver research led teaching with 66% of publications by our academic staff rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework. We are at the forefront of cutting edge social science research that informs and influences public debate.
Posted 21 February 2018
A team of 'sleep experts' from Universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Aberdeen are leading a study looking at teenagers sleep patterns and testing whether a later school start time could benefit them.
Posted 06 February 2018
Chris Allen writes for The Conversation: discussing Amanda Speilman's claims that British schools are being used to "indoctrinate" students with extremist ideology
Posted 20 December 2017
Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite writes for the Social Policy Association: No 10: Where next for foodbank use?