Wednesday 30 January, 3-7pm
A0.23 Social Sciences Building
Deadline extended for QS301 due to ongoing internet issues on campus
New deadline set for Monday 28 January 2019 at 12noon.
Please contact Qemail@example.com with any questions or for further information. Please note that email systems are currently down and so for any urgent queries you will need to report to the Sociology Reception or call: 02476 524 593.
Sociology has an excellent track record in supporting successful candidates for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship scheme and we are inviting suitably qualified candidates to submit in the latest scheme.
Applications will be selected through a competitive internal selection process and expressions of interest in the scheme should be sent to Amy Clarke Amy.Clarke@warwick.ac.uk by the deadline of Wednesday 23 January 2019.
Further information can be found at: https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/early-career-fellowships
We’re delighted to announce that Dr Maria do Mar Pereira has been awarded the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Book Prize 2018 for her latest book Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: an Ethnography of Academia.
To find out more about the prize, and the judges’ comments on the book, click here: http://fwsablog.org.uk/2018/12/07/fwsa-book-prize-2018-winner-announced/
Last week the Department of Sociology welcomed around 40 Year 12/13 pupils from local schools to spend a day at the department and gain a taste of university life.
The event was organised by the department's Widening Particpation and Outreach leads, Dr Teodora Todorova and Dr Andre Celtel, along with much-appriciated support from our excellent team of student ambassadors.
The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that we have risen to number 4 nationally in the Guardian University Guide 2019.
This year, Warwick will be holding a Wellbeing Week to promote the support which is available and communicate key messages on wellbeing, including healthy lifestyles, physical health and activity, mental health, and financial wellbeing. You can see a list of events taking place each day here.
A number of colleagues in the Department have been recognised in the University-wide Staff Awards 2018, which were announced at a ceremony on Friday.
Maria do Mar Pereira won the Award for Inspirational Leadership.
- Hannah Jones was highly commended in the Public Engagement Award.
Margaret Archer was highly commended in the Community Contribution Award.
Felicity Boardman, who completed her PhD with us in 2010 and has since worked in the Medical School, was highly commended for the Research Contribution Award.
Other colleagues in the department - Anastasia, Vallu and Alice - were longlisted for these awards; for the full longlist, see https://warwick.ac.uk/insite/uni_awards/longlist_individual_2018 and https://warwick.ac.uk/insite/uni_awards/longlist_team_2018
Congratulations to all!
For more on the Award winners and commendees, and the reasons why they were recognised, see https://warwick.ac.uk/insite/uni_awards/winners2018
New insights into disabled young people who 'succeed but don't proceed' at school
Stella Chatzitheochari's research on barriers to higher education for young people with disabilities in England has been featured in the Guardian newspaper today.
- Read Frances Ryan's Guardian article, 'A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering'
- Hear about the research in more detail in the University's press release, '
- Check out the policy briefing, 'CHILDHOOD DISABILITY & EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT THE IMPACT OF PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS AND BULLYING'
- Read the article by Stella Chatzitheochari and Lucinda Platt in the British Journal of Sociology, 'Disability differentials in educational attainment in England: primary and secondary effects'