Department of Sociology Lancaster University
Search Site
You are here: Home > News >

Sociology News


View news: By Date | By Centre/Group | By Type


Latest News By Date


New Book: Cargomobilities edited by Birtchnell, Savitzky and Urry

Date: 17 April 2015

Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, University of Wollongong, Australia, Satya Savitzky, University of Lan ... Read more»


New book from sociology alumnus

Date: 14 April 2015

After academic collaborations such as After the Car (2009 with John Urry), Lancaster Sociology and Centre for Mobilities Research alumnus Kingsley Den ... Read more»


Dr Karenza Moore invited speaker at BSA 'Alcohol Explorations

Date: 25 February 2015

Dr Karenza Moore is an invited speaker on 26th February in London speaking mixed methods research on the night-time economy at a British Sociologica ... Read more»


2 Year Postdoc Sam Thulin: Situated Sound Composition

Date: 5 January 2015

Sam Thulin will be joining the mobilities.lab as a post-doc for two years from January 2015. Sam is currently completing his PhD at the Mobile M ... Read more»


Mobilities.lab welcomes Sam Thulin on 2-year post-doc

Date: 1 January 2015

Welcome to Sam Thulin who arrived in the mobilities.lab in January 2015. Sam is currently completing his PhD at the Mobile Media La ... Read more»


Sociology at Lancaster University is ranked 3rd in UK

Date: 18 December 2014

Sociology at Lancaster University has been ranked 3rd in the UK for its world-leading research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). ... Read more»


PhD Award - Sociology Department

Date: 12 December 2014

Congratulations to Sertac Demir who successfully defended his PhD thesis in the Department of Sociology. His research topic was Cinematic Ista ... Read more»


Dr Karenza Moore on Panel for 'Debating Matters'

Date: 20 November 2014

For the second year running, Dr Karenza Moore, Lecturer in Sociology, will sit on a panel of four judges drawn from academia, government and busines ... Read more»


Mobilties.Lab Equipment

Date: 10 November 2014

Mobilties.Lab has been successful in attracting £50,000 of funding from Lancaster University's Equipment fund, granted in two stages £30,0 ... Read more»


EU Research Funding - Disaster Mobilities

Date: 10 November 2014

Secure Dynamic Cloud for Information, Communication and Resource Interoperability based on a Pan-European Disaster InventoryMobilties.Lab is leading ... Read more»


3 Year Research Associate Katrina Petersen

Date: 10 November 2014

The mobilities.lab welcomes new Research Associate, Katrina Petersen.Katrina Petersen received her PhD in 2014 from University of California, Sa ... Read more»


International experts choose the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award 2014

Date: 10 November 2014

Professor John Urry (Sociology, CeMoRe) will chair apanel of nine experts who will choose the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award, the world's highe ... Read more»


Philip Leverhulme Prize awarded to Dr Imogen Tyler

Date: 30 October 2014

Dr Imogen Tyler (Senior Lecturer in Sociology) has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize. The prize is awarded annually to outstanding ... Read more»


Richard Tutton's Latest Book - Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

Date: 28 October 2014

Richard Tutton's new book Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine was published on 28 October by Ashgate. In this book, Richard ... Read more»


Andrew Sayer's Latest Book - Why We Can't Afford the Rich

Date: 27 October 2014

As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, the wealth of the rich has soared in many countries. Over the last three decades the rich ... Read more»


PhD Congratulations

Date: 24 October 2014

Congratulations to Dr Joe Rigby who passed his Viva today. The title of his thesis was The Excess of Migration and his supervisors were Professor John ... Read more»


Check out Bron Szerszynski's twitter feed on Rio Conference The Thousand Names of Gaia

Date: 22 September 2014

Bron Szerszynski has spent the last week or so in Rio at The Thousand Names of Gaia meeting where he has been part of some amazing proceedings and tal ... Read more»


Faculty News & Events

Find out about news and events in other departments:

All FASS Events

All FASS News

| Home | About | Contact | Undergraduate | Masters | PhD | Staff |
Research & Publications | Current Students | News and Events |
Bowland North, Lancaster University, LA1 4YT, UK | Tel: +44 (0) 1524 593148 Fax: +44 (0) 1524 594256 E-mail:

Save this page: delicious logo Digg It Reddit Reddit Facebook Stumble It Stumble It!
Privacy and Cookies Notice