School of Health in Social Science


Up-to-date news and events from the School of Health in Social Science.

Dr Karen Goodall talks mental health on The Nine

Dr Karen Goodall of Clinical and Health Psychology appeared on BBC Scotland's The Nine on Monday 20th May, to help raise awareness of the issue of men's mental health and the stigma surrounding it.

School success at 3MT college heat

Frankie Greenwood and Niamh MacSweeny to represent the School at the University finals of the 3MT competition!

Stella Chan wins The British Psychological Society Public Engagement and Media Award

Clinical Psychology's Stella Chan was presented with the award at The British Psychological Society's Annual Conference 2019.

Report reveals legacy of public health research centres

By building capacity and capability in public health research, a report shows how the legacy of a UK-wide network of centres of excellence has helped fuel future public health and prevention research.

Nursing Studies lecturer quizzes MPs in UK Parliament on the future of science policy

Siobhán O’Connor, Nursing Studies lecturer, represented the Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh recently at Voices of the Future 2019. This event offers young research leaders the opportunity to discuss the future of science policy in the UK with senior political figures at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.

Specialist conference in the fight against animal cruelty

Dog being treated at the REPAIR centre
Together with the University of Edinburgh, the Scottish SPCA recently announced a new conference for 2019 on recognising non-accidental injury in animals

Professor takes lead role in nursing network

International Collaboration for Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) will appoint new Executive Members from 1st January 2019 and Nursing Studies Pam Smith is thrilled to take on the mantle of ICCHNR President.

Game-changing investment in people affected by dementia

A ground-breaking investment of £2.5 million has been announced by the Life Changes Trust.

More support for student nurses and midwives

Leaps in the Dark
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Nursing and midwifery students’ bursary will rise to £10,000 by 2020.

Esteemed alumna returns for a special seminar

Nursing studies have the pleasure of welcoming Anne Marie Rafferty to the school for a seminar, “The Power of Education”.

Prestigious award for Clinical Psychology's Dr Stella Chan

Dr Stella Chan
Dr Stella Chan of the School of Health in Social Science has won the British Psychological Society Public Engagement and Media Award.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

Athena Swan
We are delighted to have received a Silver Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM).

Professor Daniel Kelly honoured at the RCN Congress

Professor Daniel Kelly awarded an RCN Fellowship at the RCN Congress.