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School of Social Sciences

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Research with impact

The School of Social Sciences at Manchester is committed to research that makes a contribution to addressing some of the major social, economic and political challenges that face the UK and the world.

Our areas of impact

Our research has shaped policy-making and practice in diverse areas, from gender equality and fair trade, to sustainable consumption and economic growth.

Socio-economic change and innovation

Population change and ageing

Inequality and poverty

Sustainable practices and climate change

Elections, participation and governance