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Economic, social and political sciences

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We work with local and national governments and organisations across the world, exploring political theory, social policy, equality, justice and citizenship. Our teaching is informed by our research findings, which means our students benefit from the latest thinking.

We have an international reputation for research on the major challenges of society. Our academics use the latest data science and artificial intelligence to answer questions about crime, democratic governance, behavioural economics and population change. Social scientists at Southampton collaborate on interdisciplinary projects across our 5 departments, and each is a centre of excellence for research, teaching and learning. 

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Economics

Politics and international relations

Social statistics and demography

We deliver interdisciplinary taught courses in the fields of statistics, human geography, demography and population studies, global health, and research methods.
See how our work is informing local, national and international policy, and how you could carry out research in social statistics and demography with us.

Sociology, social policy and criminology

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Economics, social and political sciences research groups
Top 20
in the UK

QS world university rankings by subject 2021

Shaping the national agenda on place and policy

Our research has influenced the understanding of Britain’s political divides, shaping the national agenda on place and public policy.

Bronze Athena SWAN award

We've been recognised for our ongoing commitment to addressing gender inequality.

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I specialise in statistical methodology with particular emphasis on model-based methods for survey and official statistics. My current research focuses on the use of machine learning methods and geospatial data to map extreme poverty at low spatial scales.
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