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School of Social Sciences


School of Social Sciences
Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding

The School of Social Sciences has research that is world leading and internationally recognised for the major contribution that it has made to the advancement of knowledge. Covering a range of disciplines, Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent has a strong focus on theoretically-informed and applied research that is multi-disciplinary in nature.

Social Sciences at NTU encapsulates a diverse range of research activity which brings together academics engaged in applied research, spanning psychology, politics and international relations, sociology, social policy and social work. The last Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 ranked Nottingham Trent joint 8th in the country for it research in social policy, with 60% of its research activity regarded as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

We are especially successful in responding to the needs of external partners and have recently won grants from the ESRC, British Academy, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, European Commission, Home Office, Cabinet Office, BECTA, Department for Education, Age Concern, Responsibility in Gambling Trust – and have undertaken research for a wide range of public service organisations in the East Midlands and beyond.

Research is undertaken across the range of social science disciplines and covers the breadth of social and governmental concerns.
The areas of research that are of particular interest to us and in which we can offer PhD supervision, are based on projects connected with the following research groups:

Politics and International Relations

  • International studies
  • Political Theory
  • European Politics
  • Political participation.

Psychology

  • Addiction and Aberrant Behaviours
  • Wellbeing
  • Cognition and Perception
  • Language and Psycholinguistics
  • Development, Interaction and Social Relations.

Sociology and Criminology

  • Community engagement
  • Crime (including crime reduction, criminal justice, responses to crime, policing, penology, criminological theory, hate crime)
  • Geography of social problems and public service provision
  • Religion and sexuality
  • Work and employment
  • Young people and inclusion.

Social Work and Professional Practice
We are particularly interested in pursuing research that adopts a participatory design and research that impacts upon social policy. Our particular areas of research expertise lies in:

  • Social inclusion / exclusion
  • Homelessness
  • Faith and social welfare
  • Comparative social policy/social welfare and the Chinese community
  • Fostering and adoption
  • Children, young people and safeguarding
  • Mental health/ substance misuse and offending

For more information please contact the Graduate School at Nottingham Trent University
Email: gradschool@ntu.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 8124


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