Social Science Research and Responding to Global Challenges: Practitioner Perspectives

As part of its internationalisation activities portfolio, the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is organising a series of seminars focussing on the role of social science research in responding to global challenges. We are inviting four practitioners, internationally recognised for their contribution towards addressing various global challenges, to reflect on how social science research …

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Call for abstracts – Shaping the future: rising to the challenges of the climate crisis

The SGSSS call for abstracts to take part in the “Shaping the future: rising to the challenges of the climate crisis” event is open! The UN Climate Change Conference 2021, known as COP26, takes place in Glasgow from 01 to 12 November 2021. To coincide with this momentous occasion, we are delighted to announce that SGSSS …

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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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