April Watkins: from sociology to the care sector
University of Plymouth – April Watkins, BSc (Hons) Sociology graduate, discusses working in the care sector.
Prof Julie Parsons: how can wider engagement improve prisoner-community relations?
Plymouth University's Prof Julie Parsons looks at how wider engagement improve prisoner-community relations.
Conor Wood – BSc (Hons) Sociology and MSc Social Research Methods graduate
Plymouth University - BSc (Hons) Sociology graduate Conor Wood tells us about travelling to The Gambia and completing research on the outbreak of Ebola and its impact upon neighbouring countries.
Derek McGhee – BSc (Hons) Sociology graduate
Plymouth University - Derek McGhee alumni case study
What Causes Stress in Social Work?
What Causes Stress in Social Work? Plymouth University researchers Oliver Beer and Professor Sheena Asthana, decided to investigate. They surveyed 427 social workers in England, and here are some of their findings.
New research - Prof Alison Anderson
Plymouth University's Prof Alison Anderson is part of an international team of researchers exploring patient activism and new media
Study shows that allotment gardening improves health and wellbeing
Plymouth University news: Allotment gardening has a positive impact on health and wellbeing – especially for people with mental or physical health problems, according to a study by Plymouth University.
Great reviews for Doctor Julie Parsons' latest book
Great reviews for Plymouth University Sociologist Doctor Julie Parsons' book, 'Gender, Class and Food: Families, Bodies and Health’
‘Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures: Degrees of Class’ highlighted as Times Higher book of the month
Plymouth University's Doctor Ciaran Burke's first book has been highlighted 'book of the month' by The Times Higher.