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Humanities & Social Sciences News

    • New MOOC: Working Lives on Britain's Railways

      This new MOOC explores the work of engine-drivers, signallers, navvies and office clerks on the long nineteenth-century railways, and is suitable for anyone with an interest in railway history, from secondary school age upwards. This course was co-created by staff from the School of Humanities and the National Railway Museum.

    • How do voters perceive disabled candidates?

      Dr Stefanie Reher, Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Government & Public Policy, has been awarded a New Investigator Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), worth £283,770, for her project 'How do voters perceive disabled candidates?'

    • Supporting Community Justice Innovation

      A practical guide to service user involvement in community justice that could reduce re-offending and help recovery has been published by the University of Strathclyde and CYCJ.

    • Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA

      Graham Holton, lead Tutor on the MSc Genealogical Studies Postgraduate Programme has edited a recently published book 'Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA. A Guide For Family Historians'.

    • Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship Winner

      Mary McGreechin, who is currently studying for an MSc in Health History here in the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, has won a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship.

    • Justice for children project update

      Professor Jennifer Davidson (CELCIS and Inspiring Children’s Futures) spoke at the ‘Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind’ conference in Rome.

    • New paid internship opportunity created

      Matthew Smith, Vice-Dean Research, and Richard Jennings, Managing Director of Social Housing provider, Castle Rock Edinvar, have signed an agreement that will create a 1-year paid internship for a Strathclyde MSc graduate based at Castle Rock Edinvar. The intern will have the opportunity to take up a co-funded PhD studentship (funded jointly by Castle Rock Edinvar and HaSS) upon completion of the internship.

    • Strathclyde Law Clinic Success

      Well done to our Law Clinic who were joint winners with Glasgow Caledonian Law Clinic of the Evening Times public service award!