School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 

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Posted 16 September 2019

Primary care networks: a marathon not a sprint

What is helping and hindering the development of general practice collaborations? Here are four lessons for Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and those holding them to account, taken from a BRACE rapid evidence review.

Posted 11 September 2019

Brexit and EU Migrants in Scotland

The Eurochildren Team launch research findings in Edinburgh, showcasing a new Scotland-focused report mapping the population of EU Nationals over four decades.

Posted 11 September 2019

How are EU families coping with Brexit?

How are EU families coping with Brexit? With Brexit looming, Professor Nando Sigona, IRiS Deputy Director, captures some of the difficult dilemmas faced by EU nationals in an article for The Conversation.

Posted 11 September 2019

New Book: Undocumented Migration

New book 'Undocumented Migration' authored by IRiS Deputy Director Professor Nando Sigona and colleagues is launched by Polity.

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