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PhD Research

SKAPE members currently supervise a number of doctoral students working on topics related to the Centre’s research. Students are enrolled in one of the School’s departments (Politics and International Relations, Science and Technology Studies, Social Policy, Sociology), but with scope for co-supervision across the departments. Examples include:

Rachel Hendrick: Communication ethics in medical journal publishing

Becky Hewer: Identity construction in UK prostitution policy

Michael Kattirtzi: the role of social scientists in UK climate-change governance

Charlotte Krass: The republican tradition and French policy towards the Roma

Victoria Loughlan: The construction of space in peace-building

Recently graduated PhD students working on SKAPE have gone on to a variety of research roles, including:

Rosalind Cavaghan (Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellow, Radboud University Nijmegen)

Oliver Escobar (Fellow, Academy of Government, University of Edinburgh)

Jo Maybin (Fellow, the King's Fund)

Jonathan Suk (Faculty Member, European Centre for Disease Control, Stockholm)

If you are interested in applying to study for a PhD on a SKAPE topic, please contact us on skape@ed.ac.uk.