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.
Guardian University Guide 2022
LLM Guide 2020
Social sciences help to make sense of global social changes and society challenges.
Our School manages student teaching and University research across
- Law (Scottish, English and International)
- Energy Law & Policy
- Geography & Environmental Science
Our research and civic engagement brings all of our disciplines together to address key global challenges.
It is known around the world as a location for the TV series Outlander, but the landscape around the picturesque village of Falkland is being permanently altered by weather events influenced by climate change.
The water supply of hundreds of millions of people in Asia is under threat from the accelerating melt of the Himalayan glaciers, a University of Dundee expert has warned.
A student who spent time on the road with BBC presenter Matt Baker as part of his Great Rickshaw Relay Challenge has talked about her experiences of helping to raise millions for charity and increase awareness of her rare liver condition
China’s National Oil Companies (NOCs) play a vital yet under-appreciated role in the global energy system, securing oil and natural gas resources for import to the country from around the world.
COP26 is doomed to failure unless the richest countries on the planet stop ignoring those from the developing world, a University of Dundee energy expert has said.
A University of Dundee project that assists developing countries with the transition to green energy has received a funding award from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
The drive towards renewable energy sources is to be examined at a special event hosted by the University of Dundee.
The University of Dundee’s Professor Lorraine van Blerk has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of her work on global social justice