urban studies


URBAN LAND REFORM IN SCOTLAND – updated 03/11 – new Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its […]

Urban Land Reform


By Professor Ken Gibb, University of Glasgow Earlier today I was part of a report launch jamboree in Edinburgh. This was the official presentation of the Commission on Housing and […]

Housing and Wellbeing – blueprints and more


Yesterday the final report from the Commission on Housing and Wellbeing that Shelter Scotland set up back in 2013 was launched. Chaired by the former Auditor General, Robert Black the […]

Commission on Housing and Wellbeing



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 […]

Recruitment crisis at the NHS frontline?



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 […]

Introducing the Thursday Video



Policy Scotland is proud to share ‘This Place Matters’ with you. This Place Matters is a collaborative learning project for communities and local authorities developed by the University of Glasgow and […]

Introducing ‘This Place Matters’