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Department of Social & Policy Sciences
One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degrees in sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology.
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How a master’s in Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development helped Nav Sawhney create his social enterprise.
Ed Jepson-Randall talks about the support he received from his Director of Studies and the Wellbeing and Disability teams during his first year at Bath.
BSc Criminology student Chloe Woolford shares her experience studying at Bath.
Blog: Amy Hill, Hannah Burke, Giulia Grogan, Jain Lemom and Tina Skinner make policy recommendations to support migrant victim-survivors of domestic abuse.
An investigation by CASP researchers suggests safeguards put in place in New Zealand to protect drug policy offer important lessons for UK trade deals.
Blog: Emily Rickard and Piotr Ozieranski explore the funding behind All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs), highlighting big pharma’s influence.
Olivia Clarke, Tina Skinner, Amelia Smith and Olivia Smith examine how and why independent legal representation is a necessity for victim-survivors.
New research published in PLOS One suggests there is a significant lack of transparency in corporate funding to APPGs.
New guidance, authored by Dr Jeremy Dixon for the Department of Health & Social Care, aims to improve supported decision-making for adults with dementia.
A two-minute film, produced by Bath’s Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf, has won the Grand Jury Prize at the international ‘Let’s talk about water’ film awards.
Three innovative documentary films, facilitated by a Bath project, show the impact of deforestation on wildlife and indigenous peoples in rural south-east Asia.
Leading sociologist, Lynn Prince Cooke, is recognised for the excellence and impact of her work and its wider contributions to the social sciences.
Masters students Hira Aftab and Maryam Khan want ‘Our World Too’ to highlight the stories of individuals who have been forced to flee homes in search of safety
Javed Ahmed Malik’s book, published in Urdu, recounts the successes (and failures) in transforming 54,000 government schools in Punjab.
Research from criminology Professor Yvonne Jewkes focusing on the impact of prison design for female offenders, takes this year’s prestigious ESRC competition.