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…
First of a series of visualisation snapshots using data from Twitter showing the connections between users and hashtags for tweets about the independence referendum.
A book by transport experts argues that decades of neglect in the UK’s rail network cannot be instantly rectified by short term Government investments and price promises.
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’.
This blog considers the perceptions of the impact of migration since the 2004 EU enlargement on education in Scotland.
In this two part series, University of Glasgow Professor and Visiting Professor at LSE Philip Schlesinger, comments on the white paper on independence put forth by the Scottish Government. In this second post he examines the proposals for a new Scottish public broadcaster and regulatory arrangements, arguing that it is actually incremental change that is in question.
This paper was presented at the Policy Scotland Public Debate at the University of Glasgow on December 4 by Josef Konvitz, Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow, and Visiting Professor, Cities Group, Geography, King’s College London This presentation will address what Scotland must do and could do to assume sovereign regulatory responsibilities. This is not only…
In this two part series, University of Glasgow Professor and Visiting Professor at LSE Philip Schlesinger, comments on the white paper on independence put forth by the Scottish Government. In this first post he explains the context of the proposals for the broadcasting and communications in Scotland’s Future, suggesting that even without independence, they can…
Full text of the Policy Scotland’s first Annual Lecture by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth, John Swinney MSP.
Dr Matthew Waites talks about his new book, ‘Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change’.