Faculty of Social Sciences

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Bridging Juniors: Learning, Education and Development in Bridge
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: The Davenport Foundation

NESSIE - NIHR Evidence Synthesis Scotland Initiative
PI: Dr Emma France
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Intersectional Stigma of Place-based Ageing
PI: Professor Vikki McCall
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Global Social Issues on Ageing
PI: Professor Judith Phillips
Funded by: International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Penal Supervision in Comparative Context
PI: Dr Hannah Graham
Funded by: The Leverhulme Trust

Centring the lived experience of dementia within policy, practice and community development
PI: Dr Richard Ward
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Scotland's first Managed Alcohol Programme: Evaluating the impact to inform future service delivery and research
PI: Dr Hannah Carver
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Historical education, identities and political socialization in contemporary Spain, 1970-2022
PI: Dr Joseph Smith
Funded by: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation

Help-seeking for substance use and mental health challenges among justice-involved people in Scottish community contexts: An analysis of the influence of social networks
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Chitetetzo: improving adolescent road safety and reducing road traffic collisions
PI: Professor Edward Duncan
Funded by: Medical Research Council

Bridge: A MindSport for All
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: Donors (UK) and Donors (O.S)

Developing the evidence base for social care responses to children / families affected by domestic abuse
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Permanently Progressing? Phase Two: Middle Childhood
PI: Dr Helen Whincup
Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation and Donors (UK)

A Visual Study of Professional Learning in Closing the Poverty-Related Attainment Gap
PI: Dr Maureen Michael
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Financial insecurity at end of life for people on work related visas
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: Marie Curie Cancer Care

Should I stay or should I go: sense of belonging and intentions to stay among young, newcomers to Armenia
PI: Dr Sarah Wilson
Funded by: The British Academy

Living Archives in Residential Child Care: using the past to inform the future
PI: Professor Ruth Emond
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Harm reduction intervention for severe drug and/or alcohol dependence among people who are homeless
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Understanding mental health and substance use service utilisation by people released from prison: A mixed-methods study
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Waste Stories
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Funded by: The Leverhulme Trust

Teaching, Learning and Play in the Outdoors 2020 (TLPO) - A Scottish Cross-sectional Sequential Survey
PI: Professor Gregory Mannion
Funded by: NatureScot (Formerly Scottish Natural Heritage)

Research Mobilities in Primary Literacy Education
PI: Dr Terrie-Lynn Thompson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Designing homes for healthy cognitive ageing: co-production for impact and scale (DesHCA)
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

GOALD: Connectivity and Digital Design for Health and Well-being Across Generations, Places and Spaces
PI: Professor Catherine Hennessy
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Overdose detection and responder alert technologies: transforming preventative care for those most at risk of drug-related death
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: Scottish Government

Welfare access, assets and debts of LGBT+ people in the UK
PI: Professor Peter Matthews
Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation

Governing parental opioid use: a relational ethnography
PI: Professor Anne Whittaker
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Choice, attainment and positive destinations: exploring the impact of curriculum policy change on young people
PI: Dr Marina Shapira
Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation

'It's our anxiety that keeps them locked up'. Protection for whom? Responding to the needs of 'at risk' young women in Scotland.
PI: Professor Margaret Malloch
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Stonewater - inclusive and assisted living in retirement living schemes
PI: Professor Vikki McCall
Funded by: Longleigh Foundation

Developing The UNICEF Child Climate Risk Index (CCRI)
PI: Professor Lena Dominelli
Funded by: UNICEF

Ambulance Call-Outs to Drug Overdoses in Scotland: Patterns and Practice
PI: Professor Niamh Fitzgerald
Funded by: Scottish Government

Digital inclusion for the prevention of drug deaths proposal
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Government

Emotional AI in Cities: Cross Cultural Lessons from UK and Japan on Designing for An Ethical Life
PI: Dr Diana Miranda
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

ODART : Responder Application Pilot study for the Brave app
PI: Dr Hadi Daneshvar
Funded by: Scottish Government

Edinburgh Drug Consumption Room feasibility study
PI: Dr James Nicholls
Funded by: City of Edinburgh Council

Benzo Prescriber Survey 2023
PI: Mr Joe Schofield
Funded by: Scottish Government

Improving end of life care: supporting the workforce and reducing hospitalisations through an implementation study in care homes
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

See beyond, see the lives Scotland
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems

Drugs Research Network Scotland Phase 2
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council

Children living with domestic violence – understanding the effects on children’s wellbeing using longitudinal data
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Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation

A System Approach to Exploring Syndemic Health and Social Condition Clustering Among Individuals Who Experience A Drug Related Death: Developmental Work For Co-Produced Interventions
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Researching and developing key components of a new Scottish Drug Checking service
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: CORRA Foundation

English as a school subject: learning effective practices from low level primary English language teachers
PI: Dr Aileen Ireland
Funded by: The British Council

Older People’s Experience of Adaptations in Scotland
PI: Professor Vikki McCall
Funded by: Age Scotland

Critically Exploring Biometric AI Futures
PI: Dr Diana Miranda
Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

From fuel to pot: an interdisciplinary partnership to address the role of solid fuel use in food preparation in the household in Kenya and Malawi.
PI: Dr Isabelle Uny
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services and treatments
PI: Dr Emma France
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Exploring the utility and safety of benzodiazepine prescribing among people receiving Opiate Replacement Therapy in Scotland: a multicentre retrospective cohort study
PI: Mr Joe Schofield
Funded by: Scottish Government

Dementia Activity Toolkit
PI: Professor Vikki McCall
Funded by: Alberta Health Services

Consultancy ECPAT training
PI: Dr Paul Rigby
Funded by: University of Kent

Understanding the contextual factors that impact on the effective provision of opiate substitution therapy (OST) and needle and syringe programmes (NSP) in the UK: a multi-method study and realist evaluation of what works, for whom and under what circumstances
PI: Professor Catriona Matheson
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

The impact of COVID-19 Fear: evidence to inform social, health and economic recovery - a Healthy Ageing In Scotland (HAGIS) study
PI: Dr Elaine Douglas
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Water and Fire: Understanding and reducing risk with 15 “Best Bets” for enhancing capacity for transformative adaptation with vulnerable township residents on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa.
PI: Professor Derek McGhee
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Assessing prescription opioid overdose risk (POOR) via a quality improvement process led by Fife Pharmacy and scoping the feasibility of a specific overdose prevention intervention (distribution of and training in administration of intrasnasal take home naloxone) delivered by Community Pharmacists in NHS Fife.
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: NHS Fife

Feasibility and acceptability of an overdose prevention intervention delivered by Community Pharmacists for patients prescribed opioids for chronic non cancer pain
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Funded by: Scottish Government

Everyday care: what makes it therapeutic for children in residential care?
PI: Professor Ruth Emond
Funded by: The Sir Halley Stewart Trust

Investigating cultural influences on malnutrition (over and under): the case of Zimbabwe
PI: Dr Ashley Rogers
Funded by: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE)
PI: Dr Kim McKee
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Reimagining the Future in Older Age
PI: Dr Melanie Lovatt
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Participatory Design and Open Data Platforms for a Data Commons in Scotland: case study – waste management
PI: Professor Greg Singh
Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Impact Evaluation of SSERC Young STEM Leader Programme
PI: Dr Alison Hennessy
Funded by: Scottish Schools Education Research Centre

Interventions to improve prosocial occupational participation for people released from prison: A systematic review
PI: Dr Catriona Connell
Funded by: Royal College of Occupational Therapists

What do lower income tenants in Scotland’s private rented sector want to see from a new Rented Sector Strategy?
PI: Dr Kim McKee
Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Amplifying our students' voice: the co-production of undergraduate field courses (residential and non-residential) to address EDI
PI: Dr Martina Quaggiotto
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Evidence Review into Public Experience and Confidence of Body Worn Video in a Policing Context
PI: Professor William Webster
Funded by: Scottish Institute for Policing Research

Inventorying Intangible Cultural Heritage Assets Affected by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, Chipinge and Buhera districts in Zimabawe
PI: Dr Ashley Rogers
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Ethics and Aesthetics of Encountering the Other: New Frameworks for Living with Difference
PI: Professor Angela Creese
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Emerging Technologies in Policing
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Funded by: Scottish Institute for Policing Research

Clacks School Based Curriculum Development (SBCD) through critical Collaborative Professional Enquiry (CCPE) Programme
PI: Dr Valerie Drew
Funded by: Clackmannanshire Council

Centre for Population Change (Transition funding)
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Evaluation of ‘Parents Involved in their Children’s Learning’ (PICL) project
PI: Dr Hannah Hale
Funded by: Midlothian Sure Start

Evaluating parent and practitioner views of participation in the Learning Together Programme (PEEP), and developing an enhanced delivery model.
PI: Professor Elspeth McCartney
Funded by: Scottish Government

Sit Less Move More – Creating a culture of activity and movement in a care home setting
PI: Dr Grant Gibson
Funded by: Life Changes Trust

Enabling Bridge to Thrive in Schools: Exploring the Benefits, Opportunities & Challenges
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: The Davenport Foundation

Peer Research in Addiction Services
PI: Dr Hannah Carver
Funded by: East Renfrewshire Council

Assessing financial vulnerability and risk in the UK's charities during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Optimising Procurement Outcomes for Covid-19 and Beyond: Lessons from the Crisis
PI: Professor Richard Simmons
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Creating better lives? An Evaluation of the Life Changes Trust
PI: Professor Louise McCabe
Funded by: Life Changes Trust

Constructions of children and parents during the reform of family law in Scotland
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Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Measuring the Impact of SSAFA’s Glasgow’s Helping Heroes
PI: Dr Steve Rolfe
Funded by: Forces in Mind Trust

Supporting separated migrant children to thrive during COVID-19
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Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Mercator Fellowship with the Doing Transitions research group
PI: Dr Melanie Lovatt
Funded by: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

West Partnership
PI: Professor Mark Priestley
Funded by: South Lanarkshire Council

Mobilising Voluntary Action in the four UK jurisdictions: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Processes and practices of governing in further education colleges in the UK:How do governing boards realise the strategic aims of the organisation?
PI: Professor Cate Watson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Our Connected Neighbourhoods
PI: Dr Richard Ward
Funded by: Life Changes Trust and Stirling Council

Living Right Up To The End
PI: Professor Liz Forbat
Funded by: Strathcarron Hospice

Choice, Constraint and Conditional Citizenship: analysing migrant homelessness within 'crimmigration' systems
PI: Dr Regina Serpa
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Innovation in supporting older people living in care homes
PI: Dr Jennifer Ferguson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Professionalism in Further Education in Scotland
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Funded by: General Teaching Council for Scotland

Sustainable Care: connecting people and systems
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Making a Positive Difference: teacher professional judgement and the role of innovative pedagogies in promoting greater equity
PI: Dr John I'Anson
Funded by: Scottish Government

Promoting equity, inclusion, and social justice in Scottish mathematics classrooms: Primary and secondary teachers' perspectives
PI: Dr Constantinos Xenofontos
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Global practices in teaching English to young learners: 10 years on
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Funded by: The British Council

British Curriculum Forum Grant Consultancy
PI: Dr Joseph Smith
Funded by: British Educational Research Association

Excellence in Headship 2018-19
PI: Professor Mark Priestley
Funded by: Education Scotland

How might the ‘Youth in Iceland Model’ for preventing substance use among young people be developed and adapted for use in Dundee, Scotland?
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Society for the Study of Addiction

RIC collaboration
PI: Professor Mark Priestley
Funded by: West Lothian Council

Equalities, empowerment and the experience of care: An evaluation for the Life Changes Trust
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Life Changes Trust