John Urry, longstanding colleague and an influential scholar who has shaped several fields of sociology, died suddenly, 18th March
New research led by Lancaster University's Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Sylvia Walby on the gender dimension of trafficking in human beings was published and launched today in the European Parliament.
Dr Jude Towers has been presenting research findings on the increasing rate of domestic violent crime in England and Wales at the recent N8Policing Research Partnership workshop.
Joe Deville talks about his study on consumer default and the evolution of agencies designed to collect people's debts.
A new method of analysing crime statistics finds that violent crime in England and Wales is increasing, not decreasing.
At least 1 in 4 women will return to the family court, having previously lost a child through court order, and the chances of having a child removed increase to at least 1 in 3 for the youngest women who were teenagers at the birth of their first child.
We are delighted to announce the award of the Society for Social Studies of Science Bernal Prize to Professor John Law, Honorary Professor in the Sociology Department.
Second year doctoral student Lizzie Houghton’s flair for writing about the future has been recognized at a special awards ceremony for young social science writers, held at the House of Commons in London on 10 November.
We are delighted to welcome John Law back to the Centre for Science Studies as Honorary Professor and to congratulate him on receiving the 2015 John Desmond Bernal Prize of the Society for Social Studies of Science for distinguished contributions to STS. Three CSS members have now been awarded this prize - Lucy Suchman and Brian Wynne are previous recipients.
Professor Sayer has been awarded the ‘Peter Townsend Prize’ by the British Academy for Humanities and Social Science for his book ‘Why We Can't Afford the Rich’ (Policy Press, 2014).