In this Policy Scotland podcast, we talk to Urban Studies postgraduate researcher, Kainde Manji, about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland. This podcast is an extended version of the Thursday Video available on our video page.
Halle Turner discusses her research on ‘party litigants’ – i.e. people who are unrepresented in court.
New research on the potential mental and physical health benefits of utilising outdoor environments in Scottish prisons.
Official presentation of the Commission on Housing and Wellbeing: A Blueprint for Scotland’s Future.
In this edition of the Policy Scotland Thursday Video, Stella Mouroutsou of the School of Education talks about her research surrounding the implementation of the Scottish policy guidelines: “Better relationships, better learning, better behaviour” in secondary mainstream schools.
Dr David Webster, University of Glasgow This seminar will present a critical analysis of the UK system of benefit ‘sanctions’. These are financial penalties imposed by officials on claimants of Jobseekers Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and lone parent benefits for alleged ‘failures’ in retaining, looking for or preparing for employment. They currently…
Video discussing the role of farm visits and how we can make better use of this resource in the Scottish school curriculum.
The Friday Video has been rebranded as the Thursday video. It’s still the same exciting tasters of the ground-breaking research taking place at the University of Glasgow – just the day earlier. This week’s video is from Ruth McKenna who discusses the impact of perceptions of Russia on Russian-speaking immigrants in Scotland. Ruth also wrote…