Social Policy

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    Social Policy has been taught in the University of Edinburgh since 1918. The Subject Group is one of the most respected in the UK and amongst the front rank for the quality of its teaching and research.

    We undertake research projects and offer postgraduate supervision across the whole subject range. A particular focus is cross-national and comparative social policy analysis, with the social policy group playing lead roles in international research networks (e.g. ESPAnet). The Centre for......


Why don't fathers use shared parental leave?

BBC Scotland's Good Morning Scotland show interviews Dr Alison Koslowski a year after the introduction of shared parental leave.

Brexit research sheds light on attitudes across EU

Today, social policy staff members, in cooperation with German think tank d|part unveil findings from a new research project on attitudes towards the UK’s upcoming

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