School of Health in Social Science


School of Health news from 2019

Siobhan O’Connor awarded Florence Nightingale Scholarship

Nursing Studies Siobhan O’Connor has been awarded the Florence Nightingale Foundation Emerging Leaders Leadership Scholarship.

Collaging our Brexit Stories: Exploring emotional wellbeing in Brexiting Britain

CPASS Lecturer Lorena Georgiadou organised this workshop as part of the EUSA's Mental Health and Wellbeing week (11 - 15 November) with artist Tessa Wyatt.

Homeless and at home: the researcher who lived among squatters

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Read the Times Higher Education article written about our PhD Studnet Steph Grohmann. Steph is a PhD student at the School and recently secured a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowhship, she works with our Centre for Homeless and Inclusion Health. Find out more about her work and her forthcoming book in the article.

Siobhan O’Connor appointed as an Associate Editor with the International Journal of Older People Nursing

Siobhan O'Connor, a Lecturer in Nursing Studies, will be joining the editorial team at the International Journal of Older People Nursing (IJOPN), one of the top ranked gerontological nursing journals.

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 been 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.

Frankie Greenwood wins University 3MT

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

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.

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

Abstracts accepted for RCN Conference 2019

Nursing Studies PhD students Azwa Shamsuddin and Gearóid Brennan have had abstracts accepted for this year's RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2019. The over-arching theme of this year's conference is Impact.

Abstract success for PhD students

3 students have had abstracts accepted for the June ICN Congress 2019 to be held in Singapore. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress 2019 Singapore is an international gathering which will explore how nurses work to achieve universal access to health.

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.

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.

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!

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

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

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.

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.

Aisha Holloway's Inaugural Lecture

Watch Aisha Holloway's Inaugural Lecture titled, "Complex Alcohol Interventions: the trials, theory and logic". How do we develop alcohol interventions that will effect change? What are the key behavioural and theoretical elements?