The Policy Scotland homelessness policy reunion event is an opportunity to hear from those most closely involved in the development of the homelessness policy, the ‘inside story’ of how the policy evolved and its passage into legislation.
Partner organisations and collaborative projects.
What makes a prison sentence a turning point for some prisoners? What needs to be in place for turning points to lead to a crime-free life after release? This talk addresses these questions, drawing on current research.
The Housing Market Renewal Programme in Northern England: Lessons from the past, challenges for the future.
By Brendan Nevin, Director of North Housing Consulting On Friday 24th January 2014 Brendan was the guest speaker at a seminar as part of the Urban Studies Seminar Series. Abstract During the thirty years 1970-2000 many inner urban areas in older ex industrial towns and cities in the North and Midlands of England experienced significant…
call for papers for The Glasgow Human Rights Network presents: Human Rights in Uncertain Times: Global Lessons for and from Scotland.
Why learning is central to city futures: Bringing worldwide perspectives to local possibilities A policy briefing from PASCAL International Observatory by John Tibbitt, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow Cities in the world economy Over half of the world’s population now live in cities, and cities account for by the largest share of…
The Gender and Sexualities Forum, in association with Central and East European Studies and the Glasgow Human Rights Network, has announced the event: ‘LGBT equality and the geopolitics of human rights: insights from Russia’.
In a joint event hosted by the University of Glasgow Human Rights Network and the Gender and Sexualities Forum, three speakers from the School of Social and Political Sciences will launch three books in a discussion chaired by Dr Vikki Turbine (Politics). Date: 23rd January 2014 Dr. Roona Simpson (Sociology) will launch: ‘L. Jamieson and…
Second of two workshops exploring the implications of a referendum for Scotland’s constitution
A new research project by the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network focuses on ‘Experiences of Social Security and Prospects for Long Term Settlement amongst Migrants from Central Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union’.
A new study which examines the impact of migrant children on educational attainment in Glasgow schools has shown many teachers view their impact as positive.