Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) is a collaboration between 16 HEIs in Scotland. The ESRC Doctoral Training Centre in Scotland sits within SGSSS and involves 10 HEIs, making it the largest ESRC training centre in the UK. The Scottish DTC offers ESRC-accredited training in 24 different training pathways, each involving collaboration across a number of Scottish universities. The ESRC has awarded 65 full studentships annually to the Scottish DTC for five years from 2011, worth c. £20 million.

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Energy efficiency Engineering & Materials Science
Energy policy Engineering & Materials Science
Economics Engineering & Materials Science
energy efficiency Earth & Environmental Sciences
energy Earth & Environmental Sciences
economics Earth & Environmental Sciences
Railroad cars Engineering & Materials Science
Scotland Business & Economics

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 1990 2019

Open Access
Export strategy

Addressing socioeconomic inequality in access to university education: an analysis of synergies and tensions in Scottish policy

Sosu, E. M., Smith, L. N., Santoro, N. & McKendry, S., 18 Dec 2018, In : Palgrave Communications. 4, 1, 8 p., 152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
university education
low income
Open Access
Private investment
Law enforcement
Long-term performance


Euan Minto Prize

Yazeed Ahmed A Alkhurayyif (Recipient), Rafig H Guma Almaghairbe (Recipient), Aydin Kheirbakhsh Abadi (Recipient), Lauren Smith (Recipient), Steven Davies (Recipient), Catherine Foster (Recipient), Emma Nicol (Recipient) & Martin Goodfellow (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

information science

Activities 2010 2019

UKERC workshop on the impact of non-energy policies on the energy system

Grant Allan (Participant), Peter McGregor (Participant), Andrew Ross (Participant), Graeme Roy (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Centre for Energy Policy Energy Conversations:Retrofitting for energy efficiency - will it be worth it in the end?

Gioele Figus (Organiser), Antonios Katris (Organiser), Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Ragne Low (Organiser), Karen Turner (Organiser), Alf Young (Chair), Nicolas Kelly (Speaker), Sara Davidson (Speaker), Anthony Kyriakides (Speaker)
21 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesTo be assigned

Are we doing the right thing in retrofitting all these homes?

Gioele Figus (Recipient)
21 Feb 2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther