Half-day seminar convened to consider four reports on the impact of welfare reform commissioned by the Scottish Parliament from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Glasgow.
Recordings and resources from many of the past events hosted and run by Policy Scotland. Select by type of event:
An inter-institutional, publicly engaged symposium focused on cultural responses to the Independence referendum.
Dr David Webster, University of Glasgow This seminar will present a critical analysis of the UK system of benefit ‘sanctions’. These are financial penalties imposed by officials on claimants of Jobseekers Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and lone parent benefits for alleged ‘failures’ in retaining, looking for or preparing for employment. They currently…
Professor Sylvia Walby on whether the financial crisis is cascading into a democratic crisis in Europe.
Summary of the launch of the Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network with the event ‘Sanctions in Scotland: evidence, policy in practice and impacts’.
You can view footage below from the Policy Reunion Event held on 24 March 2015 on community planning partnerships. At this event Policy Scotland Director, Ken Gibb, chaired a panel focused on the emergence and evolution of Community Planning Partnerships (CPPs), a cornerstone of Public Service Reforms in Scotland. The panelists were: Rory Mair, Chief…
An SCKC Ideas Forum to assess the infrastructure needs of the knowledge economy, including both physical infrastructure and virtual networks.
On 19 February 2015 the Welfare Reform Network held its launch event at the University of Glasgow. Thank you to all who came along and made it such a wonderful start to this Network. The videos are now available to watch either as a playlist or individually. Our sincere thanks to our speakers, Dr David Webster…
Moral Victories event in association with Policy Scotland Wednesday 4 March 2015 Michael N. Schmitt of the Naval War College, Newport The Great War and the mechanisation of warfare