Research in Social Sciences

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Heriot-Watt University's School of Social Sciences (SoSS) has an integrated, research-driven community, delivering insight, knowledge and expertise across a range of disciplines.

SoSS is home to the Edinburgh Business School, the Department of Psychology, and the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies.  Our world-leading research in accountancy, business management, economics, finance, languages, intercultural studies and psychology is based around our seven research centres:

  • The Centre for Applied Behavioural Sciences
  • The Centre for Logistics and Sustainability
  • The Centre for Networks and Enterprise Excellence
  • The Centre for Research into Employment, Work and the Professions
  • The Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics
  • The Centre for Translating and Interpreting Studies
  • The Intercultural Research Centre

PhD Studentships 2021

The School of Social Sciences and its research centres are currently recruiting high-quality PhD candidates for a number of PhD projects with scholarships offered.  Information on these can be found by following the discipline-specific links below:

Key information

Juergen Munz