Current Research Areas - Some Examples
Tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society
Researchers at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society today, working to understand a world that’s changing more rapidly than ever. Our experts are exploring how technology, politics and social structures are transforming each other and transforming our lives.
Social scientists are needed now more than ever to help make sense of and improve the world around us. At SPS all research and teaching is seamlessly connected to produce the talent and creativity needed to influence the changes our societies need.
Our research and education are diverse but connected by a commitment to achieving societal benefits, and to understanding and addressing social inequalities.
Our people are working actoss the world, across all contintents, using their skills and knowledge to create a better world.
These examples give a small but illuminating insight into our work.