30 November 2011
Professor Hugh Mackay has spent a lifetime listening to people talk about their dreams, their fears, their hopes, their disappointments and their passions. In this presentation, drawing on a 30-year social research project, Hugh identified the ten desires he believes drive our social behaviour.
2 August 2011
With the government’s ‘Big Society’ policies laying great stress on the capacities and resources of communities, University of Southampton researchers are conducting research and establishing substantial new data resources, to build a picture of how communities might fare under new policies.
28 July 2011
New research from the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) highlights the need to make prisoners more aware of voluntary organisations that could help them towards resettlement.
19 July 2011
Dr Charlie Walker has been awarded, together with colleagues from Oxford and UCL, a new Nuffield Foundation grant.
9 July 2011
Dr Traute Meyer gave a keynote address at the second annual conference of The European Network for Social Policy Analysis in Israel, entitled ‘Research, Theory and Practice’ in February.
16 June 2011
Our esteemed Professor, John Mohan shared his expert views with Radio 4's You and Yours listeners about issues relating to the public funding of voluntary organisations.
3 June 2011
Graham Crow will be leading a project which is part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-led Connected Communities programme of research.
22 April 2011
Professor Bernard Harris in April gave presentations based on a long-running project on the history of sickness to audiences in Madrid and Barcelona.
7 April 2011
This month has seen the launch of a new co-authored book entitled "The changing body: nutrition, health and human development in the western world since 1700."
19 March 2011
Dr Charles Walker's recently published research monograph, "Learning to Labour in Post-Soviet Russia: Vocational Youth in Transition (published by Routledge)."
10 March 2011
Professor Bernard Harris, of the History of Social Policy, participated in a seminar at the London School of Economics on the relationship between history, contemporary social policy and the 'Big Society'.
8 February 2011
Professor Graham Crow and his former Southampton colleagues Professor Graham Allan and Dr Sheila Hawker have a new book on Stepfamilies, published by Palgrave.
28 January 2011
The ESRC has recently approved plans for pathways in Sociology and Social Research and Social Policy and Social Research as part of the overall package of research training which will be offered by the University of Southampton Doctoral Training Centre in the Social Sciences.
19 January 2011