The Glasgow games are over but the legacy debate continues

Daniel0685/Flickr CC BY By Kenneth Gibb, University of Glasgow The 20th Commonwealth Games have come and gone. Glasgow has demonstrated that it can successfully deliver a large-scale, global, multi-sport and cultural event. It can fill the stadia, shuttle people around the city relatively efficiently, and generally provide a positive and memorable experience for visitors and residents…

Legacy?

By Professor Ken Gibb, University of Glasgow Originally published on 21st July on Ken’s blog – http://kengibb.wordpress.com/ Photo credit: © https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevies_snaps/ In a few days Glasgow will host its first mega event. The preparations, the visitors and the symbols of the Commonwealth Games are inescapable throughout the city. Even where I live in Lanarkshire, the triathlon is taking…

Events: Game for debate

The University of Glasgow is organizing three public engagement debates which are part of the Glasgow Science Festival but also come under the University’s public engagement with the Commonwealth Games. The highlights of all three debates – billed as Game for Debate – will be broadcast on the BBC Radio Scotland John Beattie Show –…