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Professor John Peterson

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. [14 May 2019]

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Global Politics of Sex and Gender course honoured for innovative teaching

The SPS course Global Politics of Sex and Gender has won a top UK award for innovation in political teaching. [25 Apr 2019]

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Students celebrate epic quiz show success

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. [23 Apr 2019]

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SPS PhD students move into new George Square home this week

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. [13 Mar 2019]

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Scotland's workforce may reduce under UK immigration proposals, says expert group chaired by SPS professor

The UK Government’s immigration plans could reduce the number of workers in Scotland by up to five per cent over the next two decades, found an expert panel chaired by Professor Christina Boswell. [28 Feb 2019]

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