School of Health in Social Science


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

Edinburgh Alumni Honoured at the Human Rights & Nursing Awards

Yusrita Zolkefli, lecturer in nursing and midwifery in the Institute of Health Sciences at the University of Brunei, Darussalam, has beeen awarded for her work promoting human rights. 

Dr Steph Grohmann Awarded Leverhulme Fellowship

Dr Steph Grohmann is a Research Fellow within the School for the Centre for Homeless and Inclusion Health.

Our partnership with Nursing Now

Nursing Studies are collaborators with the Nursing Now global campaign. Head of Nursing Studies Aisha Holloway will be leading a programme of research, the evaluation of the Nursing Now campaign and the work of the 'State of the World's Nursing' Report.

Frankie Greenwood wins University 3MT

Frankie Greenwood competed in the finals against 8 other PhD students to be crowned the winner.

Nursing Studies Ranked Number 1 in the UK

Nursing Studies have been ranked number 1 in the UK by the Guardian University League Table scoring 100/100!

Charter of Appreciation from the University of Maribor

Professor Pam Smith and Dr Rosie Stenhouse accepted a Charter of Appreciation from the University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences

CPASS student awarded PCCS Books Student Prize

Congratulations to Master of Counselling student Mia Zielinska who has won the PCCS Books Prize for excellence in student research.

PhD Student's success at SGSSS Collaboration Showcase

PhD student Katie Gambier-Ross was awarded runner-up at the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Collaboration Showcase.

Dr Karen Goodall talks mental health on BBS Scotland's The Nine

Helping raise awareness of the issue of men's mental health and the stigma surrounding it.

School success at 3 Minute Thesis College heat

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

Stella Chan wins British Psychological Society Public Engagement & 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

An insight into how 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 represented the Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh at Voices of the Future 2019.

Specialist conference in the fight against animal cruelty

Dog being treated at the REPAIR centre
Edinburgh University & Scottish SPCA have announced a conference for 2019 on recognising non-accidental injury in animals.