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The Department of Social Sciences is an environment of critical enquiry and rigorous research. Our innovative and influential research has received international recognition; changing attitudes and informing policy across areas as diverse as the conservation of primates, gendered practices in family and work lives, and Eastern European politics.
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With a general election only weeks away, a newly updated online voting advice tool called WhoGetsMyVoteUK will soon be available.
Applications are now open for two Departmental scholarships available for our MA International Relations, MA International Security and MA International Relations (Distance Learning) course.
Rapid human encroachment in Madagascar, especially in the more accessible lowland areas, is threatening the existence of lemurs, according to a team of Oxford Brookes University academics. A new study indicates that the few lowland rainforests left in Madagascar are crucial for lemur conservation.
A research project focused uniquely on the missing voices and experiences of Syrian refugee fathers and the integration of their families has been recognised by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2019.
A seminar with Lucy Radford (Sumatran Orangutan Society)
A seminar with Dr Matt Hartely (Yorkshire Wildlife Park)
Get your students ready for the future! We’ll contemplate who we are in the world of social media, and imagine and shape our own futures through art.
A seminar with Dr Andrew Smith (Anglia Ruskin University)