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2013

Sociology Postgraduate Achievements

Sociology postgraduates are involved in a range of innovative and original research projects; co-ordinate a lively staff-student seminar and also contribute to wider debates. 2012/13 saw 9 successful doctoral completions; 2 successful grant applications; 19 articles published; and 9 book reviews published. [11 Feb 2013]

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Hugo Gorringe and D. Karthikeyan Op-Ed in The Hindu

Hugo Gorringe and D. Karthikeyan Op-Ed in The Hindu [18 Oct 2013]

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Prior's iPod study part of the conversation

Nick Prior has written an article based on an upcoming study of iPod use [13 Dec 2013]

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'the Future of Relationships'

Lynn Jamieson is talking on 'the Future of Relationships', 7th February, at the University of Cardiff. [24 Jan 2013]

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Hugo Gorringe writes on caste violence for The Hindu

There has been an upsurge in caste violence in the southern state of Tamil Nadu since November 2012. Drawing on his ESRC funded research into caste and politics in South India, Hugo Gorringe offers his analysis of what is happening in the state. [09 May 2013]

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Digital Sociology by Orton-Johnson & Prior is published

The book assesses the conceptual challenges faced by the discipline as it confronts digitalised social landscapes. [28 Jan 2013]

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Cops on Campus piece by Gorringe and Rosie

Gorringe and Rosie have written an opinion piece on the current protests about cops on campus. [12 Dec 2013]

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Hugo Gorringe writes on caste violence for The Hindu

There has been an upsurge in caste violence in the southern state of Tamil Nadu since November 2012. [09 May 2013]

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Gorringe and Waghmore in Top Indian Yearbook

Hugo Gorringe and Suryakant Waghmore have written a piece on caste inequality for the largest general knowledge text in India. [09 Dec 2013]

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Sociology PG wins Amnesty Media Award

Congratulations to Lauren Wilks, an ESRC funded research student, who won the Amnesty International Student Media Award for Student Human Rights Reporter of the Year 2013. [13 Jun 2013]

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'Are friends the new family?'

Graham Crow and Lynn Jamieson are talking to the subject 'Are friends the new family?' 'Are family the new friends?' in the British Library on Monday 11th February. [24 Jan 2013]

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Edinburgh Sociology Makes Top 20 in World

QS world rankings which measure the best performing universities and subjects ranks Edinburgh sociology in 19th place. [11 Sep 2013]

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