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News, blogs and events

Dr Roxanne Connelly and Dr Kevin Ralston share their five top tips for applying for a PhD in the UK.

A recent independent evaluation shows that Q-Step is helping to address the shortage of graduates with the skills to apply quantitative methods in both research and professional settings.

Edinburgh Futures Institute have announced another offering of In The Mix, a workshop series on mixed methods led by Professor Emeritus Andrew Thompson.

Newsletter – May 2022

The next issue of our newsletter is out now. Read about our latest news, events and research projects.

Registration is now open for the University of Edinburgh's first ever hybrid Open Research Conference taking place on Friday 27 May 2022.

New research article from Dr Claire Houghton and Dr Fiona Morrison explores the impact of Covid-19 policy measures on the lives of children and women experiencing domestic abuse.

Dr Claire Houghton has been appointed to the Violence Against Women and Girls: Strategic Review of Funding and Commissioning of Services Advisory Group.

Dr Hayley Bennett has been appointed to the Advisory Board of a new research project that will build a picture of people living in poverty in the UK.

Dr Orian Brook is one of four University of Edinburgh academics to be appointed to the new College of Experts for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Dr Amy Andrada and Dr Ugur Ozdemir explore the reasons for changes in subjective mental health at different points during the pandemic.

The Binks Hub Seminar Series

The Binks Hub is a new interdisciplinary research hub championing co-created social research across the University of Edinburgh. Register for the hub's inaugural seminar series to find out more.

New research article from Dr Christopher Barrie uses a natural experiment setup to study how war affects group identities.