School of Health in Social Science


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

Prestigious award for 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.

Academics honoured for healthcare research

Congratulations to Professor Aisha Holloway and Dr Julie Watson!

Academics visit Sri Lanka

Nursing Schools collaborate

The collaboration between the School of Health, University of Edinburgh and the California-based University of the People.

The collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the California-based University of the People aims to support those uprooted by war, famine and natural disasters.

Centre for Creative-Relational Inquiry (CCRI) is smashing interdisciplinary boundaries

We’ve been accepted to host a panel at the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) 2018 Conference (11-13 April 2018 in Edinburgh).

Congratulations to our very own Susanne Kean

Susanne Kean and her colleagues have been awarded the Gavin Leslie Best Review Paper for their PFCC Integrative review.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

Athena Swan
The School of Health in Social Science is delighted to have received a Silver Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research.

School Evaluation Week

The School of Health in Social Science will be holding an evaluation week between 8th and 15th May 2017

School Success at Students' Association Teaching Awards

Fiona Duffy (MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People) wins the 2016-2017 Best Innovative Assessment Award.

Nursing Alumni Leaps in the Dark

Leaps in the Dark
Report captures University of Edinburgh Nursing alumni memories.

The BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize

Congratulations to Dr Amy Chandler a joint winner of the 2017 British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.

Three 4th year nursing students were awarded the Edwina Mountbatten prize

Edwina Mountbatten prize for outstanding written work in connection with clinical elective placement.

Report urges global boost for nursing

A major new parliamentary report, which argues that a global investment in nursing will bring benefits beyond healthcare, includes submissions from Edinburgh academics.

Stella Chan receives Seed Award

'In search of vulnerability mechanisms for adolescent depression'

British Academy Grant Success for Project Soothe

British Academy has made an award to Stella Chan and Matthias Schwannauer for their project entitled 'Project Soothe: A Proof-of-Concept Study Developing Soothing Images for Use in Psychotherapy'

PhD Nursing Students' Visit to the Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital

PhD nursing students visit children's hospital