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Humanities & Social Sciences News

  • The Guilt of Innocence

    Why do wrongful convictions keep happening? What should be done? In what will be an unforgettable evening, hear first-hand there remarkable stories of four people wrongly convicted and imprisoned

  • Criminal Justice Student Short-Listed for Major Prize

    One of HaSS Faculty’s Criminal Justice Master’s students has been short-listed for a coveted UK award for the quality of his dissertation.  

  • PhD Law Student Wins Policy-Making Internship

    One of the Law School’s Doctoral students has won a coveted paid internship with the Scottish Prison Service.

  • Scottish universities are set to become even safer as they strive to prevent sexual harassment and assault across their campuses.

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh prizes for Strathclyde academics

    Two academics at the University of Strathclyde, and a prominent alumnus of the University, are among the winners of prizes newly announced by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

  • Strathclyde Law Professor Wins Top Book Prize

    The Inner Temple Book Prize 2015 has been won by Professor Alan Paterson OBE, of the University of Strathclyde, for his book Final Judgment: The Last Law Lords and the Supreme Court.

  • New book published by Beth Weaver

    In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. This book is the first to analyse the dynamics of different social relations in variously constraining, enabling and sustaining desistance.

  • Complete University Guide 2016

    Several of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' (HaSS) schools and subject areas have made significant jumps in the Complete University Guide 2016 rankings.

  • Fulbright Award

    Dr Bruce Durie, Honorary Fellow in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies, has been granted the prestigious Fulbright Scottish Studies Scholar Award.

  • Third of black and minority ethnic Scots report discrimination

    Around one in three Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Scots has experienced discrimination in the last five years, a study has found.