By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice-Chancellor University of Glasgow The global spread of the new coronavirus has required a major healthcare response in those countries with major clusters. Other countries are bracing themselves for impact as the virus spreads. Of course, our immediate concern has to be for human health. Healthcare systems will have to…
Round-up of the year for Policy Scotland, including 2019 in numbers.
Poverty Trends in Scotland 1995-2018 and Policy Change: new work with the Poverty and Inequality Commission from Policy Scotland and SPICe
Policy Scotland has worked with staff members in the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament Information Centre to create a set of briefing materials that detail poverty trends in Scotland since 1995 paired with key policy changes from the UK and Scottish Governments.
Scotland’s experiment in deliberative democracy is its new Citizens’ Assembly. In this public lecture, hosted by Policy Scotland, David Martin, the Co-Convenor of the Assembly, will set out his hopes and aspirations for this innovation.
Professor Duncan Maclennan from Policy Scotland has contributed to a new report on housing wealth inequality that has informed the work of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission.
Two new publications from Policy Scotland’s Director Chris Chapman focus on the role of research and researchers in changing education systems to improve equity and opportunity for learners.
Policy Scotland has created a easy-to-access collection of its research and resources focused on tackling child poverty including reports on the Child Poverty Strategy and local contributions to tackling poverty and inequality in Scotland, and analysis of models of scenarios and policies to reduce child poverty.
Policy Scotland Director Professor Chris Chapman gave a presentation at the East Renfrewshire Council headteacher conference in March 2019 on creating an effective learning system.
Catch up with some of the discussions at the Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2019, where the theme was ‘Housing and Inclusive Growth: Revitalising Connections’. Watch video interviews with keynote speaker, Professor Duncan Maclennan; Professor Ken Gibb, Director of CaCHE; and Des McNulty, Deputy Director, Policy Scotland.
Policy briefing on the impact on Brexit on crisis management of UK gas supplies.