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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.
Paul Montgomery and co-authors discuss what these guidelines could mean for randomized controlled trials of social and psychological interventions.
Posted 06 September 2018
The recent revelation of the issues in HMP Birmingham, raises a range of questions about both privatisation of prisons, and deeper endemic problems faced by our criminal justice system.
Posted 03 August 2018
When a researcher at BBC's Panorama got in touch with Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite to say they were making a programme about health inequalities in Stockton, she had mixed feelings. Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite writes for Social Sciences Birmingham.
Posted 31 July 2018
We are delighted to announce that a number of courses in the School of Social Policy have seen great success in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).