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.

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Posted 21 February 2020

Investigation on the impact of shame in heathcare

Researchers to investigate impact of shame on doctors, medical students and patients as part of major new study funded by Wellcome, which will be run by Dr Matthew Gibson.

Posted 28 November 2019

Chris Watson (1940-2019)

In memory of a true internationalist influencing housing and urban renewal policy and practice. By David Mullins, Emeritus Professor of Housing Policy, Housing and Communities Research Group.

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