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.
New project allocates £750,000 for research in decoloniality
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh has launched a new fellowships programme to lead research on decoloniality.
Edinburgh researcher to give a feminist perspective on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa
Dr Rama Salla Dieng at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) and international collaborators will begin a new project tackling the social, economic and political impact of COVID-19 in Africa with a feminist, intersectional perspective.
Ingela Naumann to lead on new ESRC-funded project
New ESRC-funded project ‘Childcare and Wellbeing in Times of Covid-19: Developing Crisis-resilient Care Solutions’ on its way.
University of Edinburgh writers support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign with Blogathon
genderED, the University of Edinburgh’s hub for gender and sexuality studies, is running a 16-day blogathon, to raise awareness of the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.
Edinburgh researchers part of ESRC-funded study on global responses to domestic violence and abuse under Covid-19
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) are part of a new international study launching later this month to examine global responses to domestic violence and abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic.
New UK Gov funding for SPS researchers to take on global sustainable development challenges
Experts at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) have received a slice of a new £147million investment package from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for various projects.
New tools to aid restorative justice in Scotland
Dr Steve Kirkwood, Senior Lecturer in Social Work has launched a new toolkit aimed at people involved in designing, setting up or extending restorative justice services.
SPS student makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list for work on diversity in foreign policy
Tiaji Sio, a student at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS), has been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Germany for her impact in diversity and inclusion in foreign policy.
New toolkit to support restorative justice services in Scotland
Researchers have created a toolkit to provide support for people involved with restorative justice in Scotland, facilitating safe communication between a person responsible for a criminal offence and the person they have harmed.
Talking Brexit at the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics
What will happen to Brexit Britain in 2021? Nicola McEwen, Professor of Territorial Politics at SPS and Co-Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, will join a panel of experts to explore this question at the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics.