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Polity Prize winners 2023

30 November 2023

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Polity Prizes for academic excellence in Sociology, who all receive £100 worth of books from Polity Press. The Part 1 2023 Polity Prize winner is Brad Barrass from Magdalene College who was awarded the highest mark in the SOC1 exam. Callum MacKenzie Finnigan from...

Sandi Toksvig OBE awarded inaugural Q+ Fellowship

6 October 2023

The LGBTQ+ research programme , based here at the Department of Sociology has awarded the inaugural Qantabrigian Fellowship to Sandi Toksvig, the prize-winning author, broadcaster, entertainer and founder of the Women’s Equality Party. The Q+ Fellowship enables distinguished Cambridge LGBTQ+ alumni to spend time at the...

Black British Voices Project Report 2023 launched in Parliament

28 September 2023

We are proud to announce the launch of the Black British Voices Project Report 2023 today, Thursday 28th September 2023, at the Houses of Parliament. The project is a collaboration between Cambridge Sociology, the Voice newspaper and I-Cubed Consultancy . It is the largest ever research initiative conducted with Black...

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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