Yearly Archives: 2015



In early November, Glasgow University PhD students Mary Anne MacLeod (Urban Studies) and former Policy Scotland intern, Sarah Hamlin (Scottish Literature) spent time volunteering in refugee camps in Lesbos and […]

Five things you find out in a European refugee camp


For the last few months Policy Scotland has been involved in the evidencing process associated with the Commission on Local Tax reform. We have also contributed to the Scottish Property […]

Commission on Local Tax reform



Human Rights Act Consultation Kurt Mills Convenor, Glasgow Human Rights Network   The government in Westminster announced in May 2015 that it intended to replace the Human Rights Act with […]

Human Rights Act Consultation



Wednesday 11 November, 14:00 – 16:30 Glasgow Centre for Population Health offices, Olympia Building (third floor), Bridgeton Cross Eventbrite registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-migrants-in-welfare-reform-tickets-19167438324 This workshop seeks to explore the impacts of welfare […]

Event: Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform







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 […]

Welcome to the Glasgow Human Rights Network


Policy Scotland is proud to support this Glasgow Human Rights Network Event Human Rights – Law, Power and Politics: Reflections of an Experience Professor Mashood Baderin, SOAS, UN Independent Expert […]

Annual Human Rights Lecture


Tuesday 27th October 18:00 – 19:10 University of Glasgow, Gannochy Seminar Room 3 – Wolfson Medical Building Eventbrite Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/work-capability-assessment-what-now-tickets-19040899844 Controversies and flaws in the Work Capability Assessment are by […]

Event: Work Capability Assessment: What Now?