The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic engagement as a vital component of the mission of universities. But to realise their full potential requires shifting the policy debate on the role of higher education.
Why Australia needs a policy reboot to transform the housing system from being part of the problem to part of the solution.
The scale of the challenges faced by people on low incomes in the COVID-19 crisis is becoming clearer This paper updates Universal Credit figures to July 2020 and highlights new areas of concern.
The case for a policy reset oriented around inclusive growth is compelling and provides the basis for “building back better”.
Why we need a developing participatory research agenda for the community economy and societal resilience given ongoing and emerging social and ecological crises – inequalities, climate change, democratic deficits and pandemic(s).
This working paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on unemployment and the labour market in Glasgow, illustrated with a focus on Universal Credit data.
Report from the Glasgow Commission for Economic Growth on the city’s post-pandemic development.
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.
The Post Pandemic New Normal: The likely Socio-Economic Implications and Policy Choices facing Scotland and the UK
What kind of opportunities, radical reforms and potential policy actions can governments take to create a new form of social contract in the post-pandemic world?
Universities and the recovery of local communities from the COVID-19 crisis: A role for the social sciences
Universities must seize the initiative and work with local partners at city and/or regional level in developing their plans and policies for post-COVID recovery and renewal.