A research paper co-authored by a School of Social and Political Science academic, Dr Kate Wright, has been named as the most outstanding article published internationally on journalism in 2019.
Dr Alice Street has launched new research into how testing strategies for Covid-19 are influencing public trust in health services and government response.
Social anthropologists at the School of Social and Political Science will investigate whether technology-focused responses to the 2014 – 2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa prepared Sierra Leone’s health system for Covid-19.
A new project, Recording Life during a Pandemic: The Lothian Diary Project, will investigate questions of public health, media and communication among residents of Edinburgh and the Lothians in relation to COVID-19. Among the project researchers are Dr Sarah Liu, Lecturer in Gender and Politics and Dr Clare Llewellyn, Career Development Fellow, both from SPS.