By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University of Glasgow 2020 has been a year in which we have been tackling the profound economic and social consequences of an unforeseen situation, the scale and scope of which few could have predicted. Unfortunately, there is now every chance that 2021 will be a year defined…
Policy Scotland reflects on the challenges and achievements of 2020 and looks ahead to 2021 and the focus on recovery and rebuilding following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public lecture and Q&A with Michael Russell MSP, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs, about the COVID-19, Brexit, and Scottish independence.
Scotland’s universities must work together in the national interest to maintain international excellence
While COVID-19 has demonstrated the massive role universities have to play in Scottish society, it has also brought into sharp focus some challenges our sector faces.
Scottish universities must adapt to the end of free tuition for EU students and the economic crisis; offering opportunities for young people to get the skills for the new post -Brexit, post-COVID world.
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow, and member of the Scottish Government’s Advisory Group on Economic Recovery This Wednesday will see the Chancellor of the Exchequer outline his economic statement. It will set out the measures which the UK Government believes are needed to drive an economic recovery from the economic…
Education will be at the forefront of the post-pandemic recovery, with universities a key engine for skills, growth and jobs, as highlighted in the Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery to the Scottish Government.
Universities are open this summer as always and like other sectors, are working towards our ‘new normal’ in the aftermath of the pandemic, with many innovative approaches being pioneered by colleagues across the country.
How international collaboration between leading universities can play a key role in helping to shape a recovery that works for all.
Professor Anton Muscatelli argues that the recognition of university research in the UK budget now offers a focus, where UK research can help shape a post COVID-19 economy that delivers for all.