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New Fellows Elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Congratulations to our colleagues who have been elected as Fellows to the Academy of Social Sciences. [16 Oct 2017]

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SPS Success in 2017 College Recognition Awards

SPS staff have been honoured in the 2017 College Recognition Awards, where prizes recognised the outstanding work of staff throughout the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science. [02 Oct 2017]

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Jamie Cross Invited to Join RSA

Congratulations to Jamie Cross who has been invited to join the fellowship of the RSA. [28 Sep 2017]

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Niki Vermeulen and Team Win Tam Dalyell Prize

The Tam Dalyell Prize is awarded annually for excellence in engaging the public with science. This is the first time that a social scientist has won the award. [12 Sep 2017]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Awarded Honorary Degree from CAS

Acclaimed Nigerian author receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, following nomination from Dr. Barbara Bompani. [02 Sep 2017]

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Joyce Tait Appointed to Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology

The Council for Science and Technology advises the Prime Minister on strategic science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual government departments. [07 Sep 2017]

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Global Cultural Fellows Build on Festivals' Promise

Artists from around the world gathered in Edinburgh as part of a new project using the city’s festivals to explore how the arts can connect people and cultures. [30 Aug 2017]

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New Online MSc in International Development

The School of Social and Political Science is delighted to announce a brand new online MSc in International Development. [01 Aug 2017]

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