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School of Social and Political Science: About the school

Our Structure

The School of Social and Political Science embraces the subject areas of Politics and International Relations, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, and Science, Technology and Innovation Studies.

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Our Policies

Our policies are in place to help us function cohesively as a school whilst ensuring that all students, employees and visitors receive the highest possible standard of service.

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Calendar of the events in the School, Subjects, Centres and other units associated with us.

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Chrystal Macmillan

The School of Social and Political Science is housed in the Chrystal Macmillan building, breaking the long tradition of naming buildings in George Square after eminent 18th century men.

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Contact Us

School of Social and Political Science, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD

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Newly Qualified Social Worker Conference

Social Work is delighted to invite to the 2018 conference for Newly Qualified Social Workers.

Tutor and colleague, Albert Mkony has been awarded an Alice Brown PhD Studentship

The Alice Brown Studentship is a new 6-year PhD scholarship offering a programme of advanced study, ongoing research, professional training and development.

Equality Collective

We warmly invite all staff and students with interests in equality and inequality to join us as we build an Equality Collective together.

Major Award to Evaluate Flagship NHS Digitisation Programme

Robin Williams and Kathrin Cresswell (Usher Institute) have secured a major £1.6M award to evaluate and inform digitisation strategy in National Health Service (NHS) in England.