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......


Social Policy staff win ESRC grant to study EU referendum

Staff from Social Policy receive a substantial grant from the ESRC to study attitudes towards the UK EU referendum in other member states of the

Merging alcohol giants threaten global health: BMJ editorial

A new editorial by Jeff Collin, Sarah Hill and Katherine Smith examines the implications for global health of the merger of the world's two largest

Social Policy PG Reps win Sue Grant Service Award

For the second year in a row, PhD reps in Social Policy are being awarded the School's Sue Grant Service Award.

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