The Journal of Sociological Research and Innovation (SRI) is an interdisciplinary, open access, biannual journal published by the Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences & Humanities, University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan. It follows the double-blind peer-review process. SRI contributes to the advancement of sociological research and understanding by publishing high-quality, rigorous, and innovative social research to foster a vibrant intellectual community in order to share empirical data, hence, encouraging global readership and contribution.


SRI envisions advancing sociological understanding and fostering meaningful social change through rigorous research and interdisciplinary dialogues.


Our mission is to provide a reputable platform for creating scholarly discourse and dissemination of knowledge in the field of sociology. Thus, contributing to theoretical advancement, critical analysis, and promotion of sociological and empirical insights.

Scope of Journal

SRI aims to promote interdisciplinary discourse and encourage diverse perspectives, recognizing the complex and interconnected nature of social phenomena, catering to the wider public. We encourage learning to be an incessant and lifelong experience to strengthen the research community, including both academia and professionals, in order to ensure a positive outcome for society. To address the challenges of increasingly changing dynamics of the societies, the journal welcomes papers especially but not limited to the following areas:

  • Sociology of family structure and relations 
  • Sociology of Gender, sex and sexuality
  • Sociology of health
  • Sociology of the Economy
  • Sociology of Rural and Urban Structures 
  • Sociology of Technology 
  • Sociology of culture
  • Community and social movements 
  • Sociology of media
  • Sociology of Law
  • Social Demography
  • Race, Ethnicity and Immigration
  • Sociology of Religion 
  • Sociology of Genetics 
  • Political Sociology and social movements


The objectives of SRI are as follows:

  1. To disseminate the sociologically informed research work on emerging and established topics and concerns to stimulate quality research.
  2. To foster the integrity of interdisciplinary dialogues to address major issues of social significance.
  3. To provide evidence based empirical findings to policymakers working in both social and developmental sectors to bring about social change.

Distinctive Features:

  • Free publication and open access
  • OJS as Journal Management System
  • DOI of articles
  • QR code of articles
  • Double-blind peer-review from three or more experts
  • Proofreading, reference checking, and formatting services
  • Acceptance letter
  • Complementary hard-copy
  • International circulation
  • Submission in online repositories