Themes in the social sciences Themes in the social sciences

Business: Norwich Business School @UEA

  • Accounting, finance and governance
  • Business regulation
  • Employment systems and institutions
  • HRM, organisational psychology and behaviour
  • Innovation, technology, operations management
  • Marketing, entrepreneurship, business strategy

Find out more on the Norwich Business School webpages.


  • Big data methods
  • Collective decision-making and group formation
  • Competition in digital markets
  • Development and environmental economics
  • Dynamic macroeconomics
  • Economics of networks
  • Empirical evaluation or competition / competition policy
  • Experimetrics
  • Financial economics and econometrics
  • Heuristics and biases in decision-making
  • Origins and consequences of conflict
  • Strategic reasoning and identity in groups and teams

Find out more on the Economics webpages.

Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Adult literacy and international development
  • Cultural studies in education
  • Higher Education and society
  • Mathematics education
  • Physical education pedagogy

Find out more on the Education and Lifelong Learning webpages

International Development


  • Climate change and society
  • Conflict and fragile states
  • Development economics
  • Global environmental justice
  • Impact evaluation
  • Lifecourse, migration and well-being
  • Media and development
  • Natural resources and development
  • Political ecology
  • Social development
  • Water security


Find out more on the International Development webpages.


  • Commercial law
  • Competition law
  • International law
  • Media, intellectual property and IT law
  • Private law including contract and tort
  • Public law and constitutional law; public protest law

Find out more on the Law webpages.


Find out more on the Psychology webpages.

Social Work

  • Child protection
  • Children in care
  • Personalisation in adult social care
  • Social work with people with mental health problems
  • Support for vulnerable families

Find out more on the Social Work webpages


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