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Photography Competition 2020 - Results

29 May 2020

The Department of Sociology is delighted to announce the results of this year’s Photography competition, which bore the theme "Sociology of Change". This year we received entries not just from across the UK but also from as far afield as Kuala Lumpur! The Department would like to thank all of the students that took part in...

UK and US firms ‘lag’ in race to commercialise COVID-19 diagnostic tests

22 April 2020

The diagnostic industry in countries such as Germany, South Korea and China lead the pack on getting coronavirus tests ready for market. Researchers warn that lax EU regulations could see it become a “dumping ground” for bad tests. The lag is striking because it mirrors the spread of the pandemic Stuart Hogarth Nations...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Contingency Plan

18 March 2020

The Department of Sociology is committed to supporting the learning and wellbeing of our students during this particularly challenging time. We know that this unprecedented time is challenging and uncertain for all of us, and we want the Department to be a site of community and support for all of its students and wider...

A World Leader

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Independent and The Times.

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