Supporting research

PhD student

Our aim is to attract researchers with the potential to achieve excellence in research and to contribute to a vibrant and productive environment, strengthened through our established research centres.

Developing researchers

We are committed to supporting and developing our researchers at all stages of their career. In the School of Sociology and Social Policy, our researchers are:

  • Integrated into their research centres, the School and the University.
  • Developed through a variety of programmes and initiatives including University and Faculty-led training and development workshops. Topics include professionalism, communication skills, research methodologies, career management and networking.
  • Given opportunities to apply for study leave and ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Activities.
  • Provided with access to high-quality facilities and expertise.