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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Findings from SEREDA call for changes to the Home Office’s asylum policy after uncovering the failures of the UK asylum system faced by refugee victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
03 February 2022
This page describes a new study which investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England.
31 January 2022
University of Birmingham research offers unique opportunity to gain insight into how communities have responded to the COVID crisis.
26 January 2022
At the digital margins? Researching and communicating marginalisation in online political engagement
20 January 2022
Professor Judith Smith, current Director of HSMC, reflects on the key contributions made by HSMC to health policy and management
18 January 2022
William has over 20 years' experience of financial inclusion and international development in the private and development sectors.
12 January 2022
Professor Russell Mannion to present at the 36th Annual HSR lecture
Dr Sophie King-Hill receives funding to lead on new project seeking to reduce the harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people
Understanding vertical integration between primary care medical practices and the organisations running acute hospitals
11 January 2022
The study looks at early evidence on implementation and development of PCNs, motivations to participate and what enables or inhibits progress.
04 January 2022
By Professor Ian Thomson, Director of Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business Business
20 December 2021
Professor John Bryson, Department of Strategy and International Business
17 December 2021
We are thrilled to announce we are calling for applications for the 2022 International Visiting Research Fellowship scheme.
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