Sociology research

With research spanning themes of race, inequality, consumption, and protest, our scholars take on society's biggest questions and examine the intricacies of our everyday lives.

Our field-leading work helps to shape government policy in the UK and beyond. We were ranked third overall in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), with 87% of our submitted research output rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

We are a key component of several interdisciplinary research centres in the Faculty of Humanities, including:

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