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 Scottish Government’s Tech Review is an important first step – but more is needed to create world scale companies
Does the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review published by the Scottish Government fall short in understanding the total ecosystem that drives scale-up?
Headteachers coping with COVID-19 in Colombia: The challenge and value of reaching the families of the students
The views of education leaders in Colombia on the challenges and lessons from supporting student learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clara Pirie describes her internship with Policy Scotland in spring and summer 2020, working with Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland.
Sociology Masters student Addie Brown talks about her experience as an intern with Policy Scotland in spring and summer 2020.
Susanna Karvinen explains how working as an intern for Policy Scotland provided her with valuable understanding of collaboration between academia and policymakers.
The COVID-19 crisis has led to calls for a temporary UBI. The crisis has highlighted the failings of the UK social security system but is UBI the most effective response?
Report and recommendations from a seminar hosted by focused on new evidence from third sector and academic research from the COVID-19 lockdown period in the UK.
See the expert videos and topic reviews from the work of the collaborative More Different Futures Network, exploring issues and possibilities for housing systems and policies in response to COVID-19.