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Thursday Video: Ruth McKenna

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…


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Recruitment crisis at the NHS frontline?

Recruitment crisis at the NHS frontline? Why we should be concerned for deprived areas. by Breannon Babbel Findings from a recent British Medical Association (BMA) poll[1] have alarm bells ringing for general practice as a whole in the UK, and particularly for general practice in deprived areas. While the poll of 15,560 GPs doesn’t warn…


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Podcast: Professor Sylvia Walby, UNESCO Chair of Gender Research, University of Lancaster on the financial crisis in Europe

This podcast was recorded at the 2015 David Frisby Memorial Lecture held at the University of Glasgow. In this lecture, hosted by the Department of Sociology, Professor Walby, UNESCO Chair of Gender Research, University of Lancaster, discusses the financial crisis in Europe and its democratic, social and gender-related outcomes.


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Thursday Video: Breannon Babbel – The role of GPs in Health Inequality

This week’s Policy Scotland Friday Video features Breannon Babbel, Urban Studies researcher at the University of Glasgow. Breannon talks to us about her research and fieldwork with General Practitioners in deprived areas of Glasgow, and how their experiences can help shape policies that address health inequality across Scotland and the UK.


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Thursday Video: Kainde Manji discusses welfare and disabilities in Scotland

In the first of our Friday Video series, we talk to Urban Studies postgraduate researcher, Kainde Manji, about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland.


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Introducing the Thursday Video

Policy Scotland is excited to announce our new series: the Friday Video! Check out the website every Friday for a brand new bite sized video blog exploring policy in Scotland from new and exciting perspectives. We caught up with some of our best and brightest policy researchers who gave us a quick overview of some of the…

Video: Sylvia Walby presents the 2015 David Frisby Memorial Lecture

‘Making Sense of the Crisis: Is the financial crisis cascading into a democratic crisis in Europe?’ Professor Sylvia Walby, UNESCO Chair of Gender Research, University of Lancaster The European nightmare is that economic crisis leads to the re-emergence of ethno-nationalism and fascism, with violence engulfing democratic institutions. Potentially, the crisis, starting in finance in the…