Institute for Social Sciences Research (ISSR)
The Institute for Social Sciences Research (ISSR) is an interdisciplinary research centre spanning across four schools at the University of Dundee (Social Sciences, Business, Education and Social Work, and Health Sciences)
We support and enhance social science-led collaboration across five interdisciplinary research themes:
- Health and wellbeing
- Social justice and social change
- Governance, policy and regulation
- Innovation in methods and data analytics
The Schools we cover are:
How does ISSR work?
ISSR was founded in 2017 to promote social science-led collaborations. We focus on supporting interdisciplinary research, identifying and developing new collaborative links, and expanding current relationships across Schools. The initiatives we have brought in to help achieve this are:
- our seminar series
- funding opportunities such as our Interdisciplinary Incubator Grant and supplementary and PhD support funding
- the Global Scholar Programme
- the Annual Research Forum
If you have an idea for an initiative or project and would like support, please contact us
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