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......


Making School Complaints Work for You

CRFR awarded research project by the Office of Children's Commissioner.

'Governing by Inspection'- just published

Edited by Sotiria Grek, University of Edinburgh and Joakim Lindgren, Umeå University, 'Governing by Inspection' draws on research on school inspections in three national systems

Kat Smith wins Bleddyn Davies prize.

Kat Smith (Global Public Health Unit, Social Policy) has been awarded this year’s Bleddyn Davies Prize for Best Article Published in Policy & Politics in

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