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An overview of our structure and governance, including links to all of our member subjects, centres and groups.

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Our Structure

A history of our school and its links to pioneering feminist and pacifist, Chrystal Macmillan.

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Information on our policies relating to equality and diversity, privacy, sustainability and quality assurance.

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Browse our events calendar to find upcoming events within our school, subjects, centres and groups.

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Contact Us

Get in touch with us via email, telephone or social media. Visit us in person at the Chrystal Macmillan Building.

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Dr Jackie Gulland wins prestigious award for the year’s best social policy book

Dr Jackie Gulland, Lecturer in Social Work at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS), has picked up the Social Policy Association’s (SPA) 2020 Richard Titmuss award for the year’s best book in the field.

Africa Europe Foundation calls on Edinburgh academic to join transport taskforce

Professor Paul Nugent at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) has joined a new taskforce to support the development of relations between Africa and Europe, and reinforce their partnership in the international arena.

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.

Edinburgh researcher to give a feminist perspective on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa

Dr Rama Salla Dieng at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) and international collaborators will begin a new project tackling the social, economic and political impact of COVID-19 in Africa with a feminist, intersectional perspective.