The School of Social Sciences comprises a number of collaborative research clusters supporting our doctoral students and encouraging wide participation both through our partnerships and our full programme of conferences, public events and lectures. Some of our research clusters are grouped together within the 3 research centres within the school.

Our research units




Active Projects

Completed Projects

Research degrees

The School 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 primatology, biodiversity conservation and wildlife trade, gendered practices in family and work lives, and Eastern European politics.

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Degrees team