Social Sciences: Politics & International Relations

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Developing your research project; free online course to support you

4 July 2014

A free, pioneering online initiative to help people develop basic research skills launches today at the University of Southampton.


Hone your research skills

Hone your research skills to satisfy your curiosity

14 May 2014

The University of Southampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help people improve their research project skills and share ideas.


Politics students launch a United Nations Association Youth Branch at Southampton

13 May 2014

Politics students Ollie Rooney, Tanisha Beebee and Rebekah Kulidzan, together with friends from other academic disciplines across the University of Southampton, have come together to form a local branch of the United Nations Association (UNA Youth).


ESRC research grant to examine the nation’s lack of engagement with politics

8 April 2014

A new grant will enable an interdisciplinary University team from Geography and Politics make a significant contribution to understanding and addressing what is a major concern in contemporary British society.


Polling observatory reveals support for political parties in the run up to 2015

12 February 2014

With a UK general election just 14 months away political observers at the Universities of Southampton, Manchester and Simon Fraser in Canada are producing an online monthly report to measure the overall popularity of the country’s leading parties.


Professor Jane Falkingham

Professor Jane Falkingham appointed as Dean

23 January 2014

Professor Jane Falkingham has been appointed as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at the University of Southampton.


50th anniversary of JFK assassination: hear Dr Bentley comment on BBC

22 November 2013

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F Kennedy


Bright prospects for social sciences graduates

15 November 2013

Students of social sciences at Southampton look set for successful careers after university, according to a new report on employment prospects.


PhD students drive forward public engagement with young people

25 October 2013

Students from local schools seized their chance to find out more about issues that matter to them at the Southampton Youth Debate organised by postgraduate researchers in Politics, Education and Geography.


New research to examine poverty reduction and regional integration

23 October 2013

Dr Pia Riggirozzi is to start a new funded research project funded by ESRC-DFID Poverty Alleviation 2013.