The contribution of a new series of articles on Scottish independence aiming to share ideas and insights into some of the related technical and institutional questions.
With budget pressures looming, there’s value in the Scottish Government holding a spending review in the spring.
An introduction to Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland collaborations bringing the Capabilities Approach to Castlemilk.
Additional powers: Better understanding? Better scrutiny? A new report on Scotland’s new budget powers
A joint working paper with the Scottish Parliament’s Information Centre and the University of Strathclyde looking at levels of understanding of Scotland’s new budget powers.
Probing the patchwork of welfare services in Scotland: The experience as specialist advisors to a UK parliamentary committee
Dr Hayley Bennett and Dr Sarah Weakley reflect on their work supporting a Parliamentary inquiry and share suggestions for other academics on undertaking this kind of knowledge exchange.
Hearing Children’s Voices in Policymaking: Lessons for the new Scottish Government policy roundtable
Reflections on the barriers and opportunities to hearing children’s views in policymaking.
How Scotland’s places can play a central role in Scotland’s just and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the actions needed for places to ‘build forward better’.
COVID-19 micro briefing 2: Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic – exploring the unequal social and economic burden on women
Briefing that presents a range of evidence of the disproportionate impact of the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women.
Summary and video of a Round Table discusssion of the UK Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.
Democratic Governance through Intermediary Bodies: A Case Study of Third Sector Interfaces in Scotland
Access this summary of research which explores the relationship between the third sector and the state in Scotland.