This hub for social and policy research is named after Professor Jeffery Weeks in recognition of his research leadership within the Faculty and internationally acclaimed sociological work on the social organisation of sexuality. It connects with other international Centres, including the Freilich Foundation, Australian National University and the Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University.
We produce world leading, cutting edge research. Our reputation for internationally recognised publications, a thriving research environment, and externally funded research and consultancy, are well established. The Social Policy panel of RAE 2008 ranked us 14th nationally and first out of the post-92 institutions.
Inaugural Annual Weeks Lecture
Intimate journeys: researching sexualities from 1970s to the Present (MP3 56min 52MB - opens in new window)
We have three dynamic research groupings, based around our particular areas of expertise and research excellence:
Head of the Weeks Centre Professor Yvette Taylor discusses her career in academia.
The Weeks Centre at London South Bank University offers exciting opportunities for postgraduate research and taught postgraduate degrees for awards of MPhil/PhD (by research) MA or MSc. You can study full time, part time or by distance learning in a range of areas, within disciplines and across disciplinary boundaries. Our students come from all over the world and typically go on to excellent careers. Come and be part of a growing and exciting research culture where postgraduate students are encouraged to fulfill their potential through the provision of outstanding guidance and support.
If you are interested in exploring PhD opportunities in one of our research or teaching areas, please email Professor Yvette Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org@lsbu.ac.uk.
Professor Yvette Taylor
Head of Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research
Tel: 020 7815 5850