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CUQM SOC5 prize 2024 winner announced

4 July 2024

Congratulations to Charlotte Blixen-Finecke who has won the Cambridge Undergraduate Quantitative Methods SOC5 prize for the highest mark in the 2024 SOC5 (statistics and methods) exam paper. Charlotte, pictured above, said, ‘Having recently finished my degree in Politics and Sociology (HSPS), I still look back at SOC5 as...

Professor Brendan Burchell contributes to ground-breaking research on restless leg syndrome

6 June 2024

An international team of researchers, including Brendan Burchell, Professor in Sociology , have discovered genetic clues to the cause of restless leg syndrome, a condition common among older adults. The discovery could help identify those individuals at greatest risk of the condition and point to potential ways to treat it...

New Publication: The Kazakh Spring by Diana T Kudaibergen

4 June 2024

Congratulations to Diana Kudaibergen whose third book, The Kazakh Spring: Digital Activism and the Challenge to Dictatorship has just been published by Cambridge University Press. The book tells the story of regime-society relations and explains this dynamic in the context of the Kazakh Spring protests from 2019. Focussing...