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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 11 March 2019
A qualitative interview study in England looking at factors affecting the changing role of GP clinicians in community hospitals.
Posted 06 March 2019
The past four decades have been an era of rising expectations that charities can step in to address pressing social problems, but the environment in which they have operated has arguably not always been a conducive one.
Posted 25 February 2019
Hope Virgo writes for the Institute for Mental Health blog: Social media is the first to be blamed when it comes to mental health crisis. It is an easy thing to blame but how much influence does it have over us?