Kicking off a series of events on Brexit hosted by Policy Scotland, Professor Jim Gallagher today gave a lecture at the University of Glasgow on “The Brexit Paradox: How the wrong choice for Britain offers the right opportunity for Scotland”. Addressing an audience of prominent academics, journalists and experts from […]

Professor Jim Gallagher – The Brexit Paradox: How the wrong ...

Welcome to the Glasgow Human Rights Network (GHRN) blog. Through this blog we hope to facilitate our core aims of supporting research, teaching and knowledge exchange in human rights throughout Scotland and beyond. On this blog we will feature human rights-related research by network members, short essays on human rights […]

Welcome to the Glasgow Human Rights Network

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