Research in Animal Welfare
Research interests in CAW are wide-ranging and include vegetarian companion animal diets, the impacts of animal agriculture on climate change and of industrial farming on wildlife, human-animal-environment relationships, the welfare of farmed animals, veterinary medical ethics and anthropomorphism of animals in the media.
Research in Politics
Research strengths in Politics include political economy, international relations, English identity and politics, war and conflict, terrorism and security, contemporary US politics and US foreign policy, China, NATO, the EU, Brexit, and the relationship between politics and gender.
Research in Sociology
Our Sociologists have research interests in social welfare from a socio-legal perspective, and in the sociologies of gender, migration and diasporas in Russia and Southern Caucasus.
REF 2014 saw the first Sociology submission from the University of Winchester. The submission comprised a team with a diversity of interests but all characterised by a sociological perspective on the problems and issues they address through their research. Almost all Sociology research outputs at Winchester are of international quality; 63% of these outputs are recognised internationally, whilst 29.6% are rated internationally excellent. The majority of the Sociology overall research profile at Winchester is of international quality; 49% of the overall profile is recognised internationally, whilst 19% is recognised as internationally excellent.
Knight A. (2011) The costs and benefits of animal experiments. Palgrave Macmillan Series on Animal Ethics (hardback 2011, paperback 2013)
Terhalle, M. and Streck, C. (eds) (2016) The new power politics of global climate governance. Routledge
Terhalle, M. (2015) The Transition of global order: contestation and legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan International Relations Series
Ziemer, U. and Roberts, S.P. (eds) (2012) East European diasporas, migration and cosmopolitanism. Routledge
Ziemer, U. (2011) Ethnic belonging, gender and cultural practices: youth identities in contemporary Russia. Stuttgart: Ibidem Verlag.