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URBAN LAND REFORM IN SCOTLAND – updated 03/11 – new Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its final report to the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in November 2014 that the Government would consequently bring forward […]

Urban Land Reform



by Anton Muscatelli, published by The Conversation                           The bailout deal negotiated between Greece and the eurozone was yet another example of bad EU decision making. It only partially addresses the problems which the Greek economy faces. It […]

Greece – A bad deal for everyone


One of our colleagues, Professor Andrew Hoskins, is a signatory to this open letter to Google from 80 academics, demanding transparency regarding the process of delisting. The Guardian has published the full text of the letter and it is available here: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/may/14/dear-google-open-letter-from-80-academics-on-right-to-be-forgotten

The Guardian: Dear Google: open letter from 80 academics on ...


David Whetham, Kings College London Remote Killing and Victory in War I have noted elsewhere that while drones (or RPAS – Remotely Piloted Air Vehicles – as the military prefer to call them) receive a lot of bad press, a lot of this is actually to do with one specific […]

Remote killing and victory in war



By Prof. Ken Gibb, Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow The social housing sector in Scotland confronts a wide array of external and internal risks, as well as the need to respond to and work with multiple stakeholders like their tenants, government, the regulator and lenders. Providers operate risk-based management practices […]

We are all risk managers: developing resilience in social housing