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Photography Competition 2022 Results

23 June 2022

The Department of Sociology is delighted to announce the results of this year’s Photography competition, the theme of which was 'Sociology of Resistance'! This year's theme was 'Sociology of Resistance'. Students were encouraged to be creative in their interpretation of the theme "Sociology of Resistance" and think about...

Cambridge Sociology’s outstanding research recognised in the REF 2021

12 May 2022

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the outstanding quality and impact of Cambridge’s research in the field of Sociology. The Times Higher Education’s rankings of REF 2021 place Cambridge Sociology at #2 for research quality in UK higher education. 94% of Cambridge’s outputs...

Dr Ella McPherson Wins 2022 Pilkington Teaching Prize

17 March 2022

We're proud to announce that Dr Ella McPherson has been awarded the 2022 Pilkington Teaching Prize in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the Sociology Department and excellence in teaching. Dr Ella McPherson is an Associate Professor in the Sociology of New Media and Digital Technology and Director of...

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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