Climate change concern unaffected by pandemic
Covid-19 has not made people any less concerned about climate change – despite the pandemic disrupting and dominating many aspects of their lives, a study suggests.
Experts highlight need for devolved climate plan
The Scottish Government must work more effectively with regional and local authorities if it is to meet its climate change targets, research suggests.
Social work community has been saddened to hear of the death of Professor Joyce Lishman
The social work community has been saddened to hear of the death of Professor Joyce Lishman.
Dr Eleanor Brooks (GHPU, Social Policy) awarded funding for UACES Research Network – EU Health Governance – for period 2021-2024
The network will launch in April 2021, and aims to facilitate a broad and encompassing approach to the question ‘How should health be governed in the EU?’
New network will investigate health governance in the EU
The School of Social and Political Science’s Dr Ellie Brooks is leading a new research network to explore how health should be governed in the EU.
Jan Eichhorn co-leads project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation
It came suddenly, unexpectedly for most, but it has profound consequences not only for people’s health: What impact does the coronavirus pandemic have on moral values and social orientations in a society?
SPS researcher to examine Covid-19’s impact on moral values
Dr Jan Eichhorn at Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) will co-lead a project to investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting moral values and social orientations in society.
Africa Europe Foundation calls on Edinburgh academic to join transport taskforce
Professor Paul Nugent at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) has joined a new taskforce to support the development of relations between Africa and Europe, and reinforce their partnership in the international arena.
Dr Jackie Gulland wins prestigious award for the year’s best social policy book
Dr Jackie Gulland, Lecturer in Social Work at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS), has picked up the Social Policy Association’s (SPA) 2020 Richard Titmuss award for the year’s best book in the field.
New book publication: The Anthropological Demography of Health
Kaveri Qureshi, with Philip Kreager from the University of Oxford, and Veronique Petit and Yves Charbit from the Université de Paris, has recently published an edited book, The Anthropological Demography of Health, with Oxford University Press.
New study on climate crisis perceptions
Our colleague Dr Jan Eichhorn has been leading a project that examines public understandings and perceptions of the climate crisis in nine countries.
Resilient childcare solutions to protect family wellbeing in times of crisis
Researchers at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) have won new funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to address the urgent need for effective childcare solutions for families during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.