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Overview of Black History Month (October 2020)

As part of the National Black History Month programme in October 2020, the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) and the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) joined forces to deliver a series of free ‘Lunchtime Talks’ to our Doctoral communities celebrating the history, achievements and contributions of black and minority ethic …

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Widening Access Survey and First Steps towards PhD webinar

Motivated by a commitment to improving equality and diversity, SGSSS is conducting a survey aimed at honours and postgraduate taught students, to gain insight into their experiences of considering, preparing and applying for postgraduate research funding. The survey hopes to reveal any gaps in how information about funding opportunities and the application process is shared …

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Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition – The Results!

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 …

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Joint statement from SGSAH/SGSSS with regards to funded doctoral researchers during strikes

We write jointly as Directors of SGSAH (Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities) and SGSSS (Scottish Graduate School of Social Science) to clarify the position of doctoral researchers funded via SGSAH and SGSSS during the UCU/EIS strike action currently underway at some UK universities. We have done so in the form of a set …

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