Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences's research has a significant and positive impact on people's lives. From international research on dementia to contributions to teaching and social work practice, our work makes a difference.
PhD opportunities in Social Sciences
We offer a vibrant, supportive environment for postgraduate researchers in social sciences. Take a closer look at the subject areas in which we offer PhD supervision and find out how to apply. Academic staff in the Faculty have also indicated areas in which they offer PhD supervision within their personal webpages.
Safer consumption and drug checking facilities key to addressing drug harms in Edinburgh, study finds
Safer drug consumption facilities (SDCF) and drug checking could be key to addressing drug harms in the city of Edinburgh, according to University of Stirling experts in substance use.
Schoolgirls at the centre of new University of Stirling study into card game bridge are making history
Three schoolgirls who are part of a new University of Stirling-led research study into the game of bridge are promoting its educational benefits – and making history along the way.