Key outcomes and participant feedback from the pilot phase of The Collaborative, and plans for the future.
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.
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.
The Policy Scotland project to bring together Glasgow University staff and civic partners to help policymakers respond to the challenges resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19).
A public lecture by Professor John Goddard OBE which explored the challenge of building bridges between place, higher education and research and innovation policy.
Lecture by Lord Bob Kerslake to consider the role of the civic university, drawing on the interim report of the Civic University Commission
The launch of Policy Scotland with inaugural seminar, was attended by 80 people and hosted by the Principal of the University of Glasgow, Professor Anton Muscatelli.