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Men, Families and Poverty: Book Launch event on 7th June at 12 - 1.30pm


We are excited to invite you to an online book launch Dr Kahryn Hughes, University of Leeds, and Professor Anna Tarrant, University of Lincoln  will be discussing their new book: "Men, Families, and Poverty: Tracing the Intergenerational Trajectories of Place-Based Hardship"

Work in Progress Workshop 19th May (2-3pm)


Kahryn Hughes and Dan Edmiston on Data Protection, Parsimony and Erasure in Social Research Note new time of 2 -3pm (link below) This WiP session will explore how existing methods and data practices mediate ways of knowing and responding to extreme disadvantage across the social sciences. Kahryn Hughes will discuss the challenges of working with...

Work in Progress workshop 28th April


We are delighted to welcome Alex Chelegeer and Prof Nick Emmel who will both present at our next WiP workshop on Friday 28th: 12 - 1pm

FLaG Work in Progress Workshop


We are delighted to restart our work in progress workshops on 31st March 11-12 (online) with Thomas Adnan-Smith and Ellie Craig each discussing their PhD research, as below: Diving at the deep end - measuring deep poverty, Thomas Adnan-Smith Since 2010, there has been a widely documented intensification of poverty in the UK. Whilst COVID-19 may...

An interview with Professor Ann Oakley: sociological legacies and futures


Kahryn and Anna interviewed Professor Ann Oakley as part of the Timescapes 10 Festival; the video and a blog were released this month: On a warm, sunny day in June of last year, we had the great pleasure of interviewing Professor Ann Oakley, a renowned figure of modern feminism. We were in the process of...



Huge congratulations to Dr Daniel Edmiston in securing funding for his innovative project researching poverty across Europe

Citizens' views of climate policies and costs of living concerns


Sarah Irwin and Lone Sorensen ran group discussions to explore citizens' views about climate policies in the context of the costs of living crisis and highlight the perceived value of diverse engagement and inclusion in principles for Net Zero transition.

Kim Allen leads new research project 'L-earning'


Dr Kim Allen and colleagues are starting a new UKRI funded project to explore women's early labour force experiences, and  how disadvantages in employment develop over time. Read more here