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).
Lancaster Sociology Department is one of the UK’s top departments in this year’s National Student Survey according to final year sociology students.
We are delighted to announce the award of the first Society for Social Studies of Science Mentoring Award to Professor Maureen McNeil, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Lancaster University.
From playgroup mums to school gate mums, most women have found themselves part of new friendship groups after the arrival of children.