• Striking Women website receives millionth visit!

    Striking Women website receives millionth visit!

    Free online interactive resources for schools and community organisations about migration, women and work and workers’ rights in the UK and the world www.striking-women.org Through original artwork, photographs, personal testimonies of the strikers, posters and other contemporary sources, these resources highlight the important contribution of migrant and women workers to the UK. They will be

  • Captured in time

    Senior Lecturer Yee-Wah Foo is an expert on Chinese diplomatic history and works extensively in the photographic archive of former Chinese diplomat Fu Bingchang. Here Yee-Wah kindly shares two images from the Fu Bingchang archive. She writes: Seventy years ago on a mid-autumnal day the Chinese diplomat, Fu Bingchang, took time off from his duties as a negotiator at

  • Four Criminologists ‘On Tour’ in Portugal!

    In September four Criminologists from the School of Social and Political Science travelled to beautiful Porto for the Annual European Society of Criminology Conference. The conference titled ‘Criminology as Unitas Multiplex: Theoretical, Epistemological and Methodological Developments’ discussed the theoretical, philosophical, practical and methodological trends currently found within Criminology. Throughout the conference a wide variety of

  • Our Research

    Research is a core element of the work within the school. It contributes to knowledge, responds to problems, and feeds into and enhances teaching.

    The Policy Studies Research Centre (PSRC) acts as the research focus for the School, undertaking research at local, regional, national and international levels across a range of policy-relevant areas of social research. While the majority of members of the PSRC are from the School, others are drawn from cognate areas, such as the School of Health and Social Care.