For the fourth year running, the University of Southampton is taking part in the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science (FoSS). The festival opens the doors of the University’s social science research to the wider public, by hosting a variety of events between 22nd October to 13th November 2022.

Everyone - from school children to politicians - can take part in, and hear about, social science research at the Festival's many engaging events.

If you have any questions about an event, please don’t hesitate to contact the festival team at

For more information about the events taking place nationwide, take a look at the ESRC Festival website: and follow on Twitter at #ESRCFESTIVAL