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Rense Nieuwenhuis

New research project on women’s employment and household inequality

Dr. Rense Nieuwenhuis at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) was recently awarded a FORTE research grant for his four-year project “In it together? Supporting women’s employment to reduce economic inequality among all households". The project investigates gender equality in the labor market and inequality between households.

Vanessa Barker. Foto: Stockholms universitet

Vanessa Barker promoted to Professor of Sociology

We are happy and proud to congratulate Vanessa Barker on her promotion to Professor of Sociology at Stockholm University.

International student exchange

The department of Sociology are pleased to announce that we have a student exchange at Master level with the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University, NY, USA. Students will be recruited from the Sociology Department’s Master's programme in Applied Sociological Research and Multidiciplinary Master's programme in Demography. The exchange is for the third semester only.

Sociology at Stockholm University ranks 33 in the world

Sociology at Stockholm University climbs the list of the best universities in the world, the prestigious Shanghai ranking. This year we rank 33 in the world - last year we ranked as number 39.

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