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DPSI ranked first for research excellence in REF 2014.

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  1. Changing Preferences for Welfare?: An Empirical Investigation of Policy Change and Attitudinal Change

    17:00 - 18:30. Dr Jane Gingrich (Dept of Politics, Oxford), VBR, 32 Wellington Square

  2. Inequality and Europe: Images from A New Social Atlas of Europe

    17:00 - 18:30. Prof Danny Dorling (School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford); VBR, 32 Wellington Square


  1. Oxford scores first among Social Work and Social Policy Departments in the Research Excellence Framework 2014

  2. Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Officer in Sociology and Social Policy

The Centenary book

The Centenary book, ‘Social enquiry, social reform and social action’, by George Smith, Elizabeth Peretz, and Teresa Smith, launched at the 2014 alumni weekend, is more than a celebration of the department’s one hundred years.