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SPS Social Work student wins international Best Student award
Social Work student Ivellisse Velez has won the International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD) Best Student award.
SPS researchers involved in Scotland’s first Bairns Hoose to support children who experience abuse and violence
Social work researchers at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) are involved in Scotland’s first Bairns Hoose, which launches today to offer support to children who experience abuse and violence.
Social Work’s Dr Jackie Gulland appointed to Scottish Commission on Social Security
The Scottish Government has appointed Dr Jackie Gulland, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, to the Scottish Commission on Social Security.
University of Edinburgh Social Work expert contributes to the national multi-agency Domestic Homicide Review Model for Scotland
Professor John Devaney, Centenary Chair of Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, has written a new paper to inform the development of Scotland’s model for reviewing domestic abuse-related homicides in Scotland.
New report finds backing for Bairns Hoose project to improve children’s experiences of justice, child protection, health and recovery services
University of Edinburgh social work researchers have released a new report examining professionals’ views about how children and families who have been through abuse and neglect are experiencing justice, child protection, health and recovery services in Scotland.
University agrees partnership with India’s Rajagiri College of Social Sciences to strengthen social work research and teaching links
The University of Edinburgh has signed a new memorandum of understanding with India’s Rajagiri College of Social Sciences that will create new opportunities for Social Work students and staff across research and learning and teaching.
Publishing for Academics - Event Series
Come and meet an exciting range of external speakers involved in writing and publishing academic material incuding books, journal articles and monographs.
George Palattiyil appointed as Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg
Head of Social Work George Palattiyil has been appointed as Senior Research Associate with the Department of Social Work and Community Development at the University of Johannesburg.
SPS’ Georgia Cole awarded Rising Star Chancellor’s Award
Georgia Cole in the School of Social and Political Science has received the University of Edinburgh’s Rising Star Chancellor’s Award for her outstanding contribution to teaching in the area of Social Work.
Edinburgh Social Work researchers awarded Witwatersrand Centennial Fellowships
As part of its 2022 centennial celebrations, the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg has awarded short-term fellowships to the School of Social and Political Science’s Dr Franziska Meinck and Dr Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen.
Remote academic support for PhD students affected by the war on Ukraine
Academics beyond Borders is now calling for applications from PhD students enrolled in Ukrainian universities. There are 14 remote places available for candidates whose research at their home universities is being affected by the war on Ukraine. All places are funded by the University of Edinburgh and require no fees from any students accepted onto the scheme.