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March 2015

James Nazroo joins the Academy of Social Sciences

(18 March 2015)

James Nazroo, a Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, has been appointed to the Academy of Social Sciences. The appointment sees him join over a 1000 distinguished fellows. Professor Nazroo is the Director of Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE). 

Chris Phillipson, Professor of Sociology & Social Gerontology and Co-Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), commented: “The Award was in recognition of Professor Nazroo’s outstanding contribution to research studying ethnic inequalities in health and inequalities in later life. It also recognises his role in the establishment of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, as well achievements in fostering inter-disciplinary links between the social and biomedical sciences.”