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.
The University of Glasgow’s Third Sector Knowledge Exchange Collaborative – The Collaborative – focuses on improving the sustainability of Glasgow’s third sector, pivotal to community resilience, as organisations adapt, recover and transform from COVID-19. Working with the Glasgow Council for Voluntary Sector, The Collaborative aims to become a sustainable cross-discipline hub for pro-bono advice and…
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.