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2012

Prize for the best PG SW student of 2012 awarded to Louis Patrizio

Louis Patrizio was awarded the Marjorie Brown Prize for 2011-12 for being the best student in his cohort. [12 Dec 2012]

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Sandra Engstrom wins the Sue Grant prize

Sandra Engstrom, one of our PhD students and tutor to social work students was awarded the Sue Grant prize for Service at the reception following the graduation ceremony on 28th November. [04 Dec 2012]

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'Listening to Fathers' report launch

November the 21st saw the formal launch of a report, 'Listening to Fathers', which was the result of a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship involving the University of Edinburgh and Circle Scotland, a Family support organisation. [26 Nov 2012]

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Prize for the best UG SW student of 2012 awarded to Sharon Burn

This prize commemorates Miss Marjorie A. Brown, Director of the Department of Social Studies at the University of Edinburgh in the 1950s and 1960s. [02 Jul 2012]

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Congratulations Andressa!

Janice McGhee, Andressa Gadda and Viv Cree celebrate after Andressa's successful PhD vivia on 16th August 2012 [20 Aug 2012]

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Social Work Visitors in August

Dr Silvia Fargion of the University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, and Dr Mekada Graham of California State University will be visiting us in August. [08 Aug 2012]

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Enhancing Outcomes for BME Social Work Students in Scotland

This joint initiative between the ESRC and the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) is an opportunity for current ESRC PhD award holders in full time study (or part time equivalent) to undertake an internship at IRISS working on a topic grounded in the social sciences. [16 Jul 2012]

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Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professorship

Mark J. Macgowan, PhD, Professor and Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Social Welfare at Florida International University in Miami, has been awarded the Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professorship at the University of Edinburgh, for 2012-2013. [18 Jun 2012]

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Seminar Postponement

The seminar "Is there a 'Global' Mental Health? ", scheduled for May the 1st has had to be postponed. [25 Apr 2012]

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Social Work Nominated for EUSA Award 2012

We are happy to report that Social Work has been nominated in the Best Department category of the 2012 EUSA Teaching Awards [26 Mar 2012]

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