The second Policy Scotland lunchtime seminar focused on urban economic growth. See a brief summary and get the presentation.
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.
The first meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) focused on agreeing a set of objectives to help identify inclusive growth research domains, priorities, and challenges to support the development of a regional inclusive growth (IG) related research agenda in Scotland over the next year.
The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Policy Scotland’s first lunchtime seminar series was led by Dr Claire Bynner, research team leader at Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, speaking on Closing the participation gap: developing the mindsets and skills for participatory governance in Scotland.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.
Policy Scotland and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, will be holding the second annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference on Wednesday 24 April 2019 at the COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh.
A free public lecture by the former Prime Minister the Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH is the culmination of the 2019 conference on Public Service organised by the John Smith Centre at the University of Glasgow.
About inclusive growth in Scotland and the increasing research interest in this area.