The College of Social Sciences brings together over 450 academics (including 90 professors) and over 360 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.
With the unfolding events following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our expert social sciences researchers are sharing their insight and research commentary on issues affecting Ukraine and the rest of the world - including international sanctions, migration and displacement and the economy.
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06 December 2022
The UK has made little progress in the last decade towards creating a truly financially inclusive society, a new study reveals.
25 November 2022
Employment prospects among blind and partially-sighted people have not changed in a generation, with only one in four in paid employment.
23 November 2022
Revelations about asylum delays and inexperienced staff are no surprise in a system that is not fit for purpose, says Professor Jenny Phillimore
Former HSMC staff member and Director of NHS Elect, Mike Davidge pays tribute to the late John Yates
21 November 2022
Professor Judith Smith shares insights into the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and the NHS
The SMART Schools team have been reviewing secondary school mobile phone policies across England, identifying how secondary schools manage use of mobile phones.
26 October 2022
In Black History Month, Steve Gulati explores the debate around leadership development for ethnic minority groups and individuals in the National Health Service
24 October 2022
Former NHS General Management Trainee Sarah Morgan, reflects on the recent HSMC conference celebrating its 50th anniversary.
20 October 2022
Lloyd Bickham, a current Political Science student, released a podcast featuring a host of interviews recorded at the governing party’s conference in Birmingham
13 October 2022
BRACE Rapid Evaluation Centre and colleagues examine how communities of practice developed and shared knowledge about the pandemic ahead of the covid-19 inquiry
11 October 2022
Business Education Research and Scholarship: the Why, the What and the How
03 October 2022
Steve Gulati reflects on his and his family's experiences as first and second generation migrants, and also the contribution of migrant workers in the NHS.
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