Humanities & Social Sciences The Graduate School

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  • students working on computers in the graduate school
  • conference table in the graduate school
  • conference space in the graduate school
  • students working on computers in the graduate school
  • students working on computers in the graduate school
  • meeting rooms with glass doors in the graduate school
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The Graduate School brings together Postgraduate Research Students from the variety of disciplines within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Postgraduate research areas

News

Events

  • Tues
    March
    24

    CANCELLED: SWSP Seminar: 'Navigating life in Ireland as young refugees'

    Speaker: Muireann Ni Raghallaigh (via Skype)

    Location: SW106

    Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

  • Wed
    March
    25

    CANCELLED: Law Seminar: 'Managing the ocean: Perspectives from legal anthropology'

    Speaker: Dr Laura Major

    Location: LH227a

    Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm

  • Wed
    April
    15

    CANCELLED: SWSP Seminar: 'Hate crime in Scotland'

    Speaker: Rania Hamad (University of Edinburgh)

    Location: SW106

    Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Discover more about our research

Education - our research

Research in education places a strong emphasis on collaboration and cross-disciplinary working. 

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English - our research

Our research in English language and literature covers all periods from the Renaissance to the present day.

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History - our research

We have wide-ranging strengths and interests in history research. We look closely at the early modern and modern periods.

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Journalism, media & communication - our research

Our research is focused on four key areas; gender, polical communications, social media and media, health, wellbeing and trauma.

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Politics - our research

Our researchers are among the very best in their field. We welcome visiting scholars, postdoctoral researchers and often invite external speakers to take part in our seminar and lecture series.

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Psychology - our research

Our research explores useful areas such as health, education and human behaviour.

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Social work and social policy - our research

Our research helps shape social work policy and practice through partnerships with national and international agencies.

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Speech & language therapy - our research

Our research covers a wide range of areas related to communication difficulties. We explore topics that impact directly on patient wellbeing as well as effective service delivery within the NHS and beyond.

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Physical activity for health - our research

Our research is focused on the development and testing of interventions that encourage people to participate in more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour across the lifespan.

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