Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology

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.

Latest News

Posted 11 September 2019

How are EU families coping with Brexit?

How are EU families coping with Brexit? With Brexit looming, Professor Nando Sigona, IRiS Deputy Director, captures some of the difficult dilemmas faced by EU nationals in an article for The Conversation.

Posted 11 September 2019

New Book: Undocumented Migration

New book 'Undocumented Migration' authored by IRiS Deputy Director Professor Nando Sigona and colleagues is launched by Polity.

Posted 15 July 2019

Graduation Day

Graduation day for the Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology students at the University of Birmingham

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