Social Sciences

Collaborations

We are involved in a number of strategic partnerships within and beyond the University. We have strong teaching and research links with colleagues in Education, Electronics & Computer Science, Geography & the Environment, Engineering, Health, Humanities and Management.

Outside the University, our partners include:

UK partnerships

  • Office for National Statistics through MOffStat (MSc Official Statistics)
  • Centre for Population Change (Demography at St Andrews, Office for National Statistics, Population Europe, and a consortium of Scottish Universities: St Andrews, Strathclyde, Dundee, Edinburgh and Stirling)
  • Third Sector Research Centre (University of Birmingham, former Office of the Third Sector, Barrow Cadbury Trust)
  • National Centre for Research Methods Nodes (with Manchester, Institute of Education, Imperial College, Lancaster, Warwick, Stirling, Bristol, Surrey, Leicester)
  • LSE (social policy)
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • London Probation
  • Local authorities in Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth, Wiltshire and the Isle of Wight
  • Institute of Financial Studies
  • Communities and Local Government Department
  • Centre for Local Government Studies and the Local Government Research Unit
  • Many associations in the voluntary sector

  • World University Network

Overseas partnerships

  • African universities (Ghana, Witwatersrand, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia)
  • African Population and Health Research Centre (Kenya)
  • European Commission
  • European Social Policy Network (ESPAnet)
  • INDEPTH Network (Ghana)
  • Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
  • Tata Institute
  • University 'La Sapienza', Rome

  • University of Barcelona

  • University of California, San Diego (through WUN)

  • University of Chicago
  • Universities of Finance and Economics in China in Shanghai, Jiangxi, Nanjing, Nanchang, Nanjing University, Xiamen University, Zheijiang
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Korea

Expert services

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Professor Jane Falkingham

Professor

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“Demographic change and its consequences for the distribution of social and economic welfare is a consistent theme throughout all my research.”

 
Dr Pathik Pathak

Lecturer

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“I am collaborating with the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India on an international social enterprise camp starting in 2014. The camp draws on our strengths in research, teaching and enterprise to deliver a unique experience for students across the university.”