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Human Rights Day sees the establishment of a new working group

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December - the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. At the University of Dundee, we celebrate this important day by establishing the Dundee Human Rights Working Group. The working group builds on the recent expansion of human rights-related research capacity across the University of Dundee. As such, it builds on the st...

Dundee student wins Ethics and Social Welfare essay prize

MSc Social Work student Claire Ferrier has won the Jo Campling Memorial Essay Prize awarded by the journal Ethics and Social Welfare. Claire’s essay was based on her practice study on ‘risk’ in social work, and as well as having her essay published in the journal in April she has also been awarded £150 plus a year’s free print subscription to the journal. “I was really surprised to have won ...