Celebrating 50 years of Sociology at the University of Manchester



Sociology at Manchester is recognised, both nationally and internationally, as a leading centre for social research. We have over 35 academic staff and 35 PhD students, and are one of the largest centres of Sociology in the country. 42% of our research outputs were given the highest ranking of ‘world leading’ in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

This blog is part of our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2014. It highlights ’50 great ideas’ from Manchester Sociology, celebrating the contribution of Manchester Sociology past and present to key debates in areas such as:

As the year draws to a close our blog is winding down. Come over and see us on our website, Twitter or Facebook.