School of Health in Social Science

Research

Research themes.

Our research focus at the Centre for Homelessness and Inclusion Health is on the multiple and complex ways that health care professionals, homelessness services and people who experience homelessness interact to improve or limit health care outcomes. The heart of our work is around:

  • Staff wellbeing, compassion and communication
  • Women’s health

Projects

Street Support: The implementation of an app based digital information resource for homeless people in Edinburgh

This project aims to implement Street Support in response to the inevitable increase in homelessness in Edinburgh following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Living with Covid: the impact on people in the homelessness sector and those with lived experience of homelessness

coronavirus
Find out more about our new project, Living with Covid: the impact of COVID 19 on people in the homelessness sector, including those with lived experience of homelessness.

Evaluation of the Cyrenian’s homeless hospital admissions pathways project

Find out more about our new project, Living with Covid: the impact of COVID19 on people in the homelessness sector, including those with lived experience of homelessness.

Factors that influence harmful alcohol use through the refugee journey

Exploring the factors that influence harmful alcohol use through the refugee journey: a qualitative study in Scotland funded by SHAAP.