Thinking Futures Festival

Thinking Futures is the University of Bristol Festival of Social Sciences and Law which takes place from 5 to 13 November 2015.

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World-ranking faculty

The results of REF 2014 confirm that the Faculty is one of the leading UK centres of high quality and high impact social science and legal research. As a whole, the Faculty ranks second in the UK in the Times Higher Education’s REF Intensity rankings.

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Our graduates

As a top-ten UK institute for graduate recruiters, our students come from all walks of life succeeding in a remarkable range of careers.

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Research expertise

We work at the heart of issues surrounding societal concerns, advancing social innovation and delivering evidence for policy makers.

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REF 2014

Seven of Bristol's nine Social Sciences submissions were ranked in the top ten on raw GPA by Times Higher Education; two were ranked first. When research intensity was taken into account, the Faculty ranked second in the country.

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