School of Social Work & Social Policy
We're one of six schools in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences (HaSS). Our staff come from a range of disciplines and address contemporary issues in the areas of social work and social policy.
CYCJ study highlights concerns over cross-border secure care placements
A study by the Children and Young People's Centre for Justice (CYCJ) has revealed that the most vulnerable children in England and Wales are being sent to secure children's homes in Scotland when places can't be found for them locally.
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Higher Education Funding councils have just published the results of the latest Research Excellence Framework assessments. SWSP had the highest quality profile for research publications in Scotland in our REF 2021 unit of assessment, according to the THE’s GPA calculations, with almost half of our nominated publications being classed as ‘world-leading’.
CYCJ launches 'Thinking About Justice' child led research
Children feel that justice should create an opportunity to learn from mistakes, get access to support, and lead to everyone having a second chance, according to new creative research by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ).
The NHS at 75: Public attitudes and why they matterA keynote lecture for the Centre for Health Policy. Speakers include Prof. John Curtice and Dr Ellen Stewart (University of Strathclyde) and Leonora Merry (the Nuffield Trust).