Our social science research is published internationally, shapes official reports and influences policy. Our research also underpins all our teaching activity.
We also have a unique partnership with Oxfam Scotland which brings together UWS academic expertise, Oxfam’s internationally recognised anti-poverty work and wide-ranging contributions from UWS students and collaborating partners, we are delivering vital research, shaping policy and strategy, challenging prevailing economic models and making a real difference to our communities.
We have a range of specific areas of research expertise, which include:
Health and inequality
Migration and refugee studies
Public services reform and public policy
Alcohol and drug policy
Policing and criminal justice