School of Health in Social Science

Research and Community Engagement

We have a strong national and international reputation as a major centre for research from combined perspectives of health and social science. Our engagement with the local community is of high importance to our school and it informs our research.

Research centres

Find out more about the research centres in the School of Health get info, news, updates and blog posts.

Subject Area Research

Our subject areas conduct a variety of research across the globe and work closely with our research centres.

Ethics policy and procedures

All research executed under the auspices of the School of Health in Social Science (SHSS) must have undergone formal ethical review within the UK, prior to commencing data collection.

Research excellence and national assessment (REF2014)

The School of Health in Social Science achieves excellent rankings in national research assessment.

Hope Park Counselling Centre

We offer counselling to individuals over the age of sixteen living in the Edinburgh area.

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