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.

Research Ethics and Integrity

The School of Health in Social Science fosters a culture of responsible research conduct as part of our commitment to excellent research. 

REF 2021

Research excellence and national assessment (REF2021): The School achieves excellent rankings in national research assessment.

Research, Community and Impact

Research, community and impact in relation to the School of Health in Social Science

Hope Park Counselling Centre

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

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Step One Seed Fund

The Step One Seed Fund is available to all Health in Social Science researchers in their first year of employment with the School. Awards are generally of no more than £5,000 and are for to help lay the foundations for larger, externally-funded research projects.

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