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.
Find our commentary here
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.
29 November 2021
IRiS Director Professor Nando Sigona responds to the tragic death of 27 migrants crossing the English Channel to reach the UK.
Research published by TSRC on the decline in charity income is highlighted by Civil Society news
As the NHS braces for its tough winter period, which traditionally runs from 30 November to the end of February, new research proves how vital PPE is to the mental wellbeing of healthcare workers.
25 November 2021
In this latest seminar, scholars discussed some of the pressing questions of the day related to democratic backsliding, recent elections and the COP 26 Summit.
19 November 2021
Professor Andy Mullineux writes about COP26, responsible capitalism and the dumping of raw sewage from water companies.
17 November 2021
A collection of findings based on the COVID Oximetry @home evaluation from RSET and BRACE in collaboration with Imperial College London and Health Foundation
15 November 2021
News item about the first stage in a collaboration to lead Public Involvement national research in adult social care.
Jason Schaub has been awarded two grants one of which is for a study entitled 'Understanding the Social Care Assessment Journey of Older LGBTQ+ People.
11 November 2021
Professor Judith Smith and colleagues have undertaken various national and local evaluations of integrated care over the past ten years.
In a special POLSIS seminar Anand Menon from UK in a Changing Europe discussed Britain After Brexit with staff and students.
By Professor Andy Mullineux, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, Emeritus Professor of Financial Economics
A virtual workshop is being held to develop a new engagement and research agenda for indigenous people on the move.
More college news
Our research is shaping the future of work