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 Warden's welcome



Nuffield College is dedicated to the pursuit of the social sciences. We seek to provide outstanding facilities for students and academic staff to study and to conduct research, and to be a place that acts as a bridge between the academic and public worlds. We hope this website gives a flavour of our work.


Sir Andrew Dilnot

 Annual report


 Graduate Admissions


Graduate admissions and funding opportunities, for entry in October 2015
Information about graduate admissions and funding opportunities at Nuffield College for courses beginning in October 2015 is now available here.​



  • On motives and purposes of science. From Max Weber’s “Science as a Vocation” (1917) to “Horizon 2020”

    Professor Karl Ulrich Mayer is visiting Nuffield College this academic year.

    Sociology Seminar
    Professor Karl Ulrich Mayer, Max Plank Institute
  • Trust in Social Environments. Complementary Designs for Repeated Tests of Predictions
    Sociology Seminars
    Professor Werner Raub, Nuffield College & Utrecht Univ.
  • Multi-dimensional Life Quality for the Assessment of Progress
    Sociology Seminar
    Professor Paul Anand, Open and Oxford University


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