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Professor Sarah Franklin awarded prestigious Royal Society Medal

31 August 2023

The Department of Sociology is delighted that Professor Sarah Franklin has been awarded the Royal Society ’s Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture 2023 for research related to the social function of science. The first sociologist to have won this award, she has been recognised for her research into, and advocacy for...

4 day working week video reignites debate about flexible working and achieves over 130,000 views

23 May 2023

This film, created by the University of Cambridge's Film and Digital Media team, about Professor Brendan Burchell and Dr David Frayn's research, has helped to spread the word about their important work even further.

Professor Judith Butler in Cambridge

9 May 2023

LgbtQ+@Cam , the Department of Sociology, and the Centre for Gender Studies were honoured to host Professor Judith Butler ’s public lecture‘ Who is Afraid of Gender? ’ at West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge on Wednesday 26th April. It was a remarkable and memorable evening. Introduced by Professor Sarah Franklin, Professor...

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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We have moved!

The Department of Sociology has moved to our newly refurbished offices in Free School Lane.  We look forward to seeing you there next term.

New address:
Department of Sociology
Free School Lane
Cambridge CB2 3RQ

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