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SPS graduate wins best PhD thesis in the field of gender and politics
Congratulations to Dr Ashlee Christoffersen, whose PhD thesis has been named the year’s best from across Europe in the field of gender and politics.
Understanding financial vulnerability in older workers
Dr Lynne Robertson-Rose at Edinburgh's School of Social and Political Science is leading a research project to investigate the long-term impact of financial vulnerability amongst older workers.
SPS alumna picks up British Council award in Kazakhstan
Dr Saltanat Janenova, who studied her PhD in Social Policy at the School of Social of Political Science in 2010, has won the Professional Achievement Award in the British Council Alumni Awards 2021 for Kazakhstan.
University of Edinburgh projects to meet challenge of healthy ageing
New research in the School of Social and Political Science has received a portion of £3million awarded to the University to meet the challenge of healthy ageing.
Dr Eleanor Brooks (GHPU, Social Policy) awarded funding for UACES Research Network – EU Health Governance – for period 2021-2024
The network will launch in April 2021, and aims to facilitate a broad and encompassing approach to the question ‘How should health be governed in the EU?’
New network will investigate health governance in the EU
The School of Social and Political Science’s Dr Ellie Brooks is leading a new research network to explore how health should be governed in the EU.
Jan Eichhorn co-leads project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation
It came suddenly, unexpectedly for most, but it has profound consequences not only for people’s health: What impact does the coronavirus pandemic have on moral values and social orientations in a society?
SPS researcher to examine Covid-19’s impact on moral values
Dr Jan Eichhorn at Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) will co-lead a project to investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting moral values and social orientations in society.
New book publication: The Anthropological Demography of Health
Kaveri Qureshi, with Philip Kreager from the University of Oxford, and Veronique Petit and Yves Charbit from the Université de Paris, has recently published an edited book, The Anthropological Demography of Health, with Oxford University Press.
New study on climate crisis perceptions
Our colleague Dr Jan Eichhorn has been leading a project that examines public understandings and perceptions of the climate crisis in nine countries.
Resilient childcare solutions to protect family wellbeing in times of crisis
Researchers at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) have won new funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to address the urgent need for effective childcare solutions for families during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.