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Gavin Stephenson commended in Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award

Congratulations to Gavin Stephenson who has received a certificate of commendation from the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning in this year’s Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award (OSCEAs)! It comes as no surprise to the Department that Gavin received this commendation as he has won the Department of...

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Photography Competition 2019 - Results

The Department of Sociology is delighted to announce the results of this year’s Photography competition, which bore the theme " Sociology in Everyday Life ". This year we received entries not just from across the UK but also from as far afield as India! The Department would like to thank all of the students that took part...

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PTSD in the Police

High-impact research from the Department of Sociology shows that one in five police officers are suffering from PTSD, many without being fully aware of the conditions they are facing.

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Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay

On Tuesday 23rd April 2019, Decolonise Sociology hosted an historic meeting between novelist and poet Jackie Kay and civil rights activist Angela Davis at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

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Dr Manali Desai Wins Pilkington Prize

Dr Manali Desai Wins Pilkington Prize

We're proud to announce that Dr Manali Desai, Reader in Sociology and Director of the MPhil programme has been awarded the 2019 Pilkington Teaching Prize in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the Sociology Department and excellence in teaching.

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Sociology at Cambridge: A Year in Review

Head of Sociology Professor Sarah Franklin reflects on achievements at the Department in 2018 and looks towards the future.

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Jo Cox Memorial Lecture 2018

Jo Cox Memorial Lecture 2018

The Department of Sociology and Murray Edwards College sponsor an annual memorial lecture to commemorate and celebrate the inspiring life and work of Jo Cox MP, former student of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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Transpositions Performance

Transpositions Performance

In honour of the work of Nobel-prize winning plant scientist Barbara McClintock, we celebrate her key concept of ‘Transpositions’ in an evening of performance, ritual, and artistic exchanges.

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Upcoming Events from CUSSP

Upcoming Events from CUSSP

About CUSSP CUSSP is a student-led group interested in the development and discussion of national and international social policy. The group aims to bring together students from the various different subject areas to foster a creative conversation that can positively build public policy ideas that are meaningful and...

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New Chair in Media, Culture and Environment

New Chair in Media, Culture and Environment

A warm welcome to Jennifer Gabrys, Professor of Media, Culture and Environment We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Professor Jennifer Gabrys commencing 1 October 2018 to a new Chair in Media, Culture and Environment at Cambridge in the Department of Sociology at Cambridge, where she will lead new research and...

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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.