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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30 January 2023
An NHS-funded programme delivering mental health services in schools and FE colleges has made significant early progress in its first 3 years, a study shows.
27 January 2023
A new report by WMREDI, University of Birmingham looks at the factors that are significant in closing the gap in productivity in the West Midlands.
26 January 2023
'Levelling up' is symptomatic of reactive short-termism in UK politics - we need a new long-term vision for sustainable economic growth
18 January 2023
We need a joined up approach to tackling toxic sexual behaviour in the most trusted professions in society, says Dr Sophie King-Hill.
13 January 2023
We are thrilled to announce we are calling for applications for the 2023 International Visiting Research Fellowship scheme.
09 January 2023
Managers are more positive about flexible working than since the outset of the pandemic, and even think it can boost productivity
06 January 2023
An interview with Marsha Blissett from Services for Education
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
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