Dear SGSSS students Like everyone, the SGSSS team has for the last two months found ourselves frantically trying to adapt to new ways of working, whilst digesting the impact of the pandemic on our families, our friends and our work. We have a small committed team and I wanted to take the time to write …
We are delighted to announce the winners of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition 2020 Research impact is ‘the demonstrable contribution that excellent research makes to society and the economy’. The excellent submissions to the Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition show that social science PhD researchers across Scotland …
Jenn’s PhD research investigates financial abuse in Scotland and the role of finances in physically separating from an abusive partner. In addition, it explores how women’s personal financial situations prior and post-separation are likely to be affected by key social security policies in Scotland and the UK.
Jenn’s submission for the Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition related to an internship undertaken with Royal Bank of Scotland, supported by the SGSSS.
Oliver is undertaking a 3 year ESRC funded PhD in organisational / human factors psychology. His research is primarily focused on the non-technical skills utilised by individuals and groups within high-risk environments.
Oliver’s submission for the Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition related to the materials he has produced to support with the training and development of air crews.
Ashlee is based in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, and her PhD thesis is entitled ‘The politics of intersectional practice’.
Ashlee’s PhD draws on her practitioner background to explore how equality third sector organisations, which have been predominantly focused around single issues/identities, are conceptualising and operationalising the politically transformative frame of ‘intersectionality’: the understanding that structures of inequality are mutually constituting and thus cannot be addressed separately.
Her submission for the Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Prize relates to a conference that she organised for equality third sector practitioners, public sector practitioners, policy makers, and academics.