School of Social Sciences

We are engaged in making sense of some of the world's most complex and challenging issues, ranging from health and wellbeing to social change and social justice and the interplay between our built and physical environments

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Social sciences help to make sense of global social changes and society challenges.

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Our research and civic engagement brings all of our disciplines together to address key global challenges.

Dundee experts recognised for tsunami films

Showcasing real-life evidence of tsunamis in the UK has earned a national award for two University of Dundee experts
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Heart by Anthony Head

Press Release

Vacuum cleaners that unblock brain vessels, super normal design for extraordinary bodies, and the ways in which our medical data can aid the COVID-19 fight are just some of the topics to be explored at the University of Dundee next week.

Published on 6 January 2021

Press Release

A University of Dundee research institute that promotes global development through good water governance has had its prestigious UNESCO designation renewed for another six years.

Published on 22 December 2020

Rebecca Reid

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Graduates from the University of Dundee have been named among Europe’s elite after the winners were announced for the Global Undergraduate Awards 2020.

Published on 23 November 2020

Aerial shot of Sabah Forest

Press Release

Actively restored tropical forests recover above ground biomass faster than areas left to regenerate naturally after being logged, according to new research led by the Universities of Dundee and Aberdeen and ETH Zürich.

Published on 13 August 2020

Photograph of Caroline Cotta in front of European Union buildings in Strasbourg. Berenice Lemoine and Tracy Leli inset to left.

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Our students are encouraged to find and apply to internships to see how practitioners apply their legal skills and how laws are developed. Three LLM graduates discuss their internships and how they helped their careers and preparation for PhDs.

Published on 3 August 2020

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