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2015

Sociology Welcomes New Colleagues

Sociology at Edinburgh are very pleased to welcome 3 new colleagues who have recently joined us [03 Nov 2015]

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Rachel Hobley Wins Adam Ferguson Prize

The prize was awarded for her outstanding contributions in Sociology 1 [11 Feb 2015]

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Launch of 'Views and Experiences of Darknet Market Users' study

We've launched our study on darknet markets [02 Jul 2015]

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What motivates Chinese students to pursue Bright Futures through educational migration?

An innovative new study involving researchers from the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh is set to explore the motivations, aspirations, and expectations of Chinese students when seeking university education far from home. [05 Aug 2015]

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Liz Stanley publishes Sage Choice article in new special issue of Sociology

This special issue of Sociology is titled, 'Sociologies of Everyday Life' [05 Oct 2015]

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LIVED Wins Documentary Film Prize

Saratov State University Awards Special Prize for Documentary at Saratov Suffering Film Festival [10 Nov 2015]

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Chloe MacLean published in Special Issue of Sport in Society

Forthcoming special issue: Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture [24 Nov 2015]

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Liliana Riga wins Outstanding Mentor Award

Congratulations Lilli! [24 Nov 2015]

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New Book by Recent PhD Graduate

Dr. Maddie Breeze, recent doctoral graduate, has published, 'Seriousness and Women's Roller Derby: Gender, Organization, and Ambivalence' [16 Sep 2015]

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Sociology Announces Three New Posts

Three new lectureship posts are now available [23 Apr 2015]

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PhD student writes on Domestic Labour in The Guardian

Lauren Wilks shares some of her preliminary findings [10 Jun 2015]

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Call for Donations: Academic Books for Refugees

LIVED, a registered Scottish charity affiliated with the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the School of Social and Political Science is inviting students and staff members to donate their academic books to refugees in Calais. [24 Sep 2015]

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Sociologists to Study IndyRef Voters

The SSRF funded project will examine young people's social and political emotions following the Independence Referendum. [02 Mar 2015]

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Chancellor's Award for Teaching

Dr Angus Bancroft (Sociology) wins the University of Edinburgh Chancellor's Award for Teaching 2015. [16 Sep 2015]

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Sociologists (and others) solving global problems - here and now!

In celebration of this year's Innovative Learning Week, a group of staff and students organised a workshop on the theme: 'Solve the world's problems in a day?' [04 Mar 2015]

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Sociology Ranked 19th by QS World University Ranking

For the 4th year running, Edinburgh Sociology has earned a spot in the top 20 world universities. [21 May 2015]

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Sociology is First Contributor to Library's New Institutionally Authored Collection

Lisa McCormick's New Book is First Donation to Collection [30 Nov 2015]

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Announcing Sociology's Teaching Award Nominees

Edinburgh Sociology's teaching qualities reflected in EUSA Teaching Award nominations [14 Jan 2015]

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Upcoming Book Launch and Reception

Please join us to celebrate the publication of Lisa McCormick's new book, 'Performing Civility: International Competitions in Classical Music' [28 Oct 2015]

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Liz Stanley's Article Picked for Sage Choice

Liz Stanley's 'The death of the letter?' in the current issue of Cultural Sociology has been identified as a 'Sage Choice' article. [03 Aug 2015]

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Sociology Celebrates Burns Night

The annual SPS Graduate School Burns Supper was a sold-out event with around 150 graduate students attending. [10 Feb 2015]

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