18 December 2014
Social Sciences has performed well in specific Units of Assessment in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) with our research environment we offer in Criminology, Demography, Gerontology and Sociology rated 100% world-leading. It is also ranked in the Top 5 in the country.*
24 November 2014
Criminology academics will take part in a study day this Saturday which aims to dissect expert evidence.
30 October 2014
A study by the University of Southampton's Economics department has found there are far fewer women studying economics than men, with women accounting for just 27 per cent of economics students, despite them making up 57 per cent of the undergraduate population in UK universities.
27 October 2014
The University of Southampton’s student yachting team, which includes an Economics graduate, have been crowned World Champions by winning the 34th Student Yachting World Cup.
13 October 2014
What does it take for us to get to 100 years old? What are our chances of living beyond a century? How do our early years, lifestyle, work and where we live affect our lifespan? These are just some of the questions raised in a new exhibition being taken around the UK by population experts at the University of Southampton.
1 October 2014
Index highlights disparity in wellbeing of over 60’s around the world.
29 September 2014
A study by economists at the University of Southampton suggests that billionaires who have built their own fortunes are
more likely to pledge to donate a large portion of their wealth to charities, than those who are heirs to family fortunes.
12 September 2014
Students from across the University of Southampton have had the experience of a lifetime this summer when they got the opportunity to take part in the University’s first social enterprise summer camp in India.
10 September 2014
We know the population is ageing – now we must embrace the challenge. With numbers of people aged 75 and over expected to double by 2040, society needs to adapt quickly.
8 September 2014
Demand for better care by women linked with the expansion of basic services, rather than political pressure, has helped to improve midwifery services in low to middle-income countries, according to international research involving the University of Southampton.