The IHSSR brings together researchers and research students from four different Faculties (Humanities, Languages & Social Science, Science & Engineering, Business & Law and MMU Cheshire) although its main base remains in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HLSS).
Members of the Institute are working across nine disciplines:
English, History, Human Geography, Information & Communications, Law, Languages & Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics and Sociology
The Institute is home to several specialist Research Centres:
We are also currently developing new interdisciplinary Research Clusters including:
Alongside its vibrant community of internationally recognised researchers the Institute convenes its own Graduate School, offering Research Degrees (PhD, MPhil and MA by Research) in all the above-listed disciplines.
Further details on the individual subject groups can be found by clicking the links in the menu on this page.
The Director of the Institute is Professor Berthold Schoene.