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.
A new research centre focusing on school curriculum making – the first of its kind in the UK - has opened at the University of Stirling.
In recognition of the impact on those left behind when someone they love dies because of alcohol and drugs, MSPs used a debate on See Beyond – See the Lives – Scotland in the Scottish Parliament this week to call for more compassion and support.