The School of Social and Political Science and the University of Edinburgh are greatly saddened by the death of Professor John Peterson at the weekend.
The SPS course Global Politics of Sex and Gender has won a top UK award for innovation in political teaching.
Edinburgh has won the popular television quiz show University Challenge for the first time. One of the team members, Marco Malusa, is an Economics and Politics student.
The School of Social and Political Science PhD community starts moving into its new home at 27-28 George Square this week, now that extensive renovation of the two five-storey Georgian townhouses is complete.