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 are a key component of several interdisciplinary research centres in the Faculty of Humanities, including:
- the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE);
- the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA);
- the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI).
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Our research centres and institutes have vast sociology interests.
Find out how we are facing up to some of the world's biggest challenges.