Humanities & Social Sciences The Graduate School

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  • students working on computers in the graduate school
  • students working on computers in the graduate school
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The Graduate School brings together Postgraduate Research Students from the variety of disciplines within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Postgraduate research areas

News

  • Student Excellence Awards (SEA) 2020/21

    The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications from excellent students with original research proposals for the University of Strathclyde Student Excellence awards commencing in October 2020. There are six awards available: one for each of our academic Schools.

  • SIPHER PhD Studentship

    As part of the SIPHER research project, we are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD to explore policy approaches to public engagement and/or policy understandings of and/or responses to public values, opinions and preferences.

  • Dean's Global Research Scholarship: 2020/21

    These scholarships, for new international applicants, will help to cover the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU postgraduate research student, and that chargeable to an overseas postgraduate research student. The awards will apply for each year of study up to 3 years.

Events

  • Wed
    Jan
    15

    Law Seminar: "When the Exception is the Rule: Rationalising the 'Medical Exception' in Scots Law"

    Speaker: Jonathan Brown

    Location: LH211a

    Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm

  • Wed
    Jan
    22

    SWSP Seminar: 'Death and dying in prison'

    Speaker: Sally Mercer

    Location: SW106

    Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

  • Wed
    Feb
    19

    Education Seminar: 'Finding a place for critical literacy in Scotland'

    Speaker(s): Dr Kelly Jones (University of Edinburgh) & Dr Navan Govender

    Location: CW406a

    Time: 4.30pm - 6.00pm

Discover more about our research

Education - our research

Research in education places a strong emphasis on collaboration and cross-disciplinary working. 

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English - our research

Our research in English language and literature covers all periods from the Renaissance to the present day.

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History - our research

We have wide-ranging strengths and interests in history research. We look closely at the early modern and modern periods.

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Journalism, media & communication - our research

Our research is focused on four key areas; gender, polical communications, social media and media, health, wellbeing and trauma.

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Politics - our research

Our researchers are among the very best in their field. We welcome visiting scholars, postdoctoral researchers and often invite external speakers to take part in our seminar and lecture series.

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Psychology - our research

Our research explores useful areas such as health, education and human behaviour.

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Social work and social policy - our research

Our research helps shape social work policy and practice through partnerships with national and international agencies.

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Speech & language therapy - our research

Our research covers a wide range of areas related to communication difficulties. We explore topics that impact directly on patient wellbeing as well as effective service delivery within the NHS and beyond.

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Physical activity for health - our research

Our research is focused on the development and testing of interventions that encourage people to participate in more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour across the lifespan.

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