We are among the largest departments in the UK and our research interests are correspondingly diverse.
Our teaching is research-led and international in its orientation. Our house research is opening up the discipline into new and urgent terrains.
We have an active and inclusive research environment in which collaborative research practices and individual research trajectories thrive.
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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.
University of Edinburgh hosts first open-access medical anthropology journal
The Medicine Anthropology Theory (MAT) journal, funded in 2013 by scholars at the University of Amsterdam, has migrated to Edinburgh in 2020.