Experts discuss Northern Ireland in new episode of Constitutionally Sound
In the latest episode of the Centre on Constitutional Change’s podcast Constitutionally Sound, host Allan Little discusses Northern Ireland with political sociology expert Katy Hayward and former Chief British Government Negotiator on Northern Ireland, Jonathan Powell.
New toolkit to transform collaborative research approaches across disciplines
Edinburgh researchers and partners have created a new toolkit to support collaboration between arts, humanities, and social science disciplines and STEM areas to solve society’s most complex challenges.
SPS honoured at CAHSS Recognition Awards 2021
Colleagues at the School of Social and Political Science have won a number of awards at the College’s Colleague Recognition Awards this afternoon, including the Adaptation to Change Award, the Excellent Newcomer Award, the Outstanding Team Award, and a highly commended in the Community Engagement Champion Award.
Newsletter showcases new work from Social Anthropology staff and students
The fifth edition of the Edinburgh Anthropology Showcase is out now, celebrating new and recent work from the School of Social and Political Science’s (SPS) Social Anthropology department.
Kerala’s Covid story serves as a cautionary tale
Kerala may be a relatively small state in Indian terms, but the lessons we can learn from its Covid experience are significant.
SPS energy expert highlights Scottish research ahead of COP 26
Dr Kirsten Jenkins, whose work focuses on how energy transitions affect society and create issues of injustice, has joined Scotland’s leading climate researchers in a series of expert interviews by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
SPS staff recognised for outstanding teaching at the EUSA Teaching Awards 2021
Edinburgh University Students' Association announced the winners of its 2021 Teaching Awards yesterday, with colleagues at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) picking up awards for Teacher of the Year and Outstanding Course, for the course Race and Ethnicity.
Innogen Institute researchers write about Covid-19
The Innogen Institute - a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the Open University, has shared various Covid-19 related publications.
Care home study highlights Covid's mental toll
Covid-related restrictions have caused mental distress to three out of four people who have relatives in care homes, a study shows.
New research will identify the prevalence of child abuse in Australia and its health impacts
An Edinburgh researcher is part of a team that is identifying for the first time how many Australians have experienced child abuse and neglect.
Personal burden of Covid-19 testing needs to be addressed to avoid testing fatigue
Despite the inconveniences and personal sacrifices involved, people in Scotland are willing to go to considerable efforts to make the Covid-19 testing system work, but more needs to be done to recognise and reduce this burden, say researchers.