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Self-employment and family life: A study of workers in Ghana's informal sector

Self-employment and family life: A study of workers in Ghana's informal sector

Dr Brendan Burchell and Dr Francis Annor recieve funding from the Cambridge-Africa Alborada Research Fund to further research on self-employment and family life in Ghana

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Jo Cox Lecture Series

Jo Cox Lecture Series

We are excited that Kevin Watkins, CEO- Save the Children will be joining us to host the fist of our Jo Cox Annual Lecture Series

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Welcome to Cambridge!

Welcome to Cambridge!

Have you been accepted into Cambridge? Why not connect with us before you arrive to help you prepare for the exciting journey ahead?!

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Precarious scheduling in the UK

The most recent data suggests 4.6 million people in the UK experience precarious scheduling 3.9 million more than those on zero hour contracts.

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PRIVMORT Launches New Website

PRIVMORT Launches New Website

Research project PRIVMORT (Privatisation and Mortality in Eastern Europe) launches its new website today...

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Congratulations to Dr Marcus Morgan

Dr Marcus Morgan is awarded the post of Lecturer at the University of Bristol.

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Building research and policy capacities and capabilities for health and healthcare in conflict zones and humanitarian crises

A new research project looks at how to build research and policy capacities in healthcare in conflict zones, with particular focus on countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Gavin Stevenson Wins the 2017 Supervisor Award!

We are delighted to announce that Gavin Stevenson, PhD candidate, has won the 2016-17 Supervisor Award!

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Photography Competition 2017

Photography Competition 2017

What is Sociology? Tell us in pictures by entering our 2017 photo competition for all GCSE and A-Level students

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2017 Supervisor Awards

Nominate your Supervisor for the 2017 Sociology Supervisor Award

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Sociology Masterclass

We are happy to announce that we will be running a Sociology Masterclass for Year 11/12 students in July

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Joint Sociology/Criminology Track within HSPS Tripos

We are pleased to announce a new and exciting Sociology-Criminology joint track for students entering the HSPS course from October 2017!

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Congratulations to Dr Nitzan Peri-Rotem

Dr Nitzan Peri-Rotem is awarded the post of Lecturer at the University of Exeter!

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Dr. Lucy van de Wiel wins Erasmus Research Prize

Congratulations to Dr Lucy van de Wiel for being awarded prestigious Erasmus Research Prize.

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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 Times, and the Independent.

Excellence in Teaching

Dr Mónica Moreno-Figueroa, Pilkington Teaching Prize Winner and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, explains why it is important to study Sociology and how she helps her students to engage with the course at Cambridge.

Find out about the department's upcoming events

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