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

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Former senior civil servant Philip Rycroft appointed to the University of Edinburgh and Centre on Constitutional Change

Philip Rycroft – who, until his recent retirement, was one of the UK’s most senior civil servants in Whitehall and a central figure in Brexit preparations – has been appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Associate Fellow of the Centre on Constitutional Change (CCC).

An Anthropology of Weddings: 5 Places, 50 Objects exhibition at Central Library

School of Social and Political Science researchers are hosting an exhibition exploring weddings in cultures across the world, at Edinburgh's Central Library throughout September.

SPS Politics Professor elected to British Academy

Professor Christina Boswell has been announced as a fellow of the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

New global network launched to improve health outcomes for refugees

The University of Edinburgh has spearheaded and is now, jointly with the University of the West of Scotland, leading a new international project to tackle the threat of serious healthcare problems among refugee populations.