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Department of Social & Policy Sciences
One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degree courses in sociology, social policy, social work and international development.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
The story of Irene and Ian MacDonald, who lost their son, and how our research will improve how services treat those bereaved by alcohol or drugs-related death.
Once confined to academic circles, intergenerational issues in social care are the focus of a hugely popular TV show and now everyone is talking about it.
Tackling the country's "intolerable" social mobility system requires far more than government action, Bath professor writes in Huffpost.
See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
Sir Nick Clegg and a range of expert speakers discussed social mobility at a University of Bath conference in London.
Dr Jason Hart explores the politics of immigration in this new short explanatory video.
A new report led by the University finds that despite progress in some areas, transparency issues remain in Polish healthcare.
New research with children who have been trafficked highlights a system meant to support victims, which remains focused on immigration and prosecution.
Dr Luisa Enria writes for African Arguments about the new challengers in the running for Sierra Leone’s election.
Our new international partnership with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences will help us to investigate some shared social policy issues.
Do you a question about death, dying or bereavement but don't know how to ask? Join this event where professionals will talk about their jobs and dispel myths.
Join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary 'Shadow World: Inside the global arms trade' followed by a discussion with Andrew Feinstein.
The focus of this conference is what the discovery and re-discovery of death politics means for power, sovereignty, bioethics, the rule of law.