Welcome Week 2018 was a whirlwind of activities and events for the Sociology department. We welcomed new students to the department with a variety of induction talks, course overviews and group activities. The Tuesday of Welcome Week was undoubtedly the fullest day of the schedule, with plenty of food, games and other activities happening. These included a large-scale campus Scavenger Hunt on Tuesday afternoon.
The Department is delighted to announce a major investment in Media and Cultural Studies, Social Work and Sociology scholars whose research addresses the theme of Inequalities.
Lancaster is ranked eighth out of 131 universities in the Complete University Guide 2019, increasing its position from last year.
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a team, led by Professor Karen Broadhurst at Lancaster University, to deliver the development phase of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory.
The Department of Sociology, Lancaster is thrilled to announce that once again we have been ranked within the top 50 Sociology departments Globally.
A new book edited by Dr Robert Gutsche Jr, Senior Lecturer in Critical Digital Media Practice, examines the disruptive nature of news about and from US President Donald Trump.
If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more investment in skilled professionals is needed now.
Lancaster is co-leading (with Leeds University) on the development and delivery of a year-long programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Policing Information and Data Specialists as part of the N8 Policing Research Partnership project.
Sylvia Walby, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University has been selected as one of 34 sub-panel chairs for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy at the University of Westminster has been awarded the first ever John Urry Fellowship. The fellowship aims to engage creatively with John Urry’s consistent recognition of the significance of time as integral to contemporary social analysis through from the early days of globalization studies to the more recent establishment of the new academic movement focused on mobilities