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 Joined January 2017    policyscotland.gla.ac.uk
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY September 2022 Dr Charlotte Pearson, Professor Nick Watson & Dr Sally Witcher Social care in Scotland yet again finds itself in a time of flux and transition driven in part by the Feeley Review. Feeley called for a human rights based approach to the delivery of care and the establishment of a Scotland…The post Why has the policy of self-directed support not secured...
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli on what we can do to stabilise our economies and provide a bulwark against future global shocks such as th COVID pandemic.The post Unless we re-boot productivity, UK faces troubling questions appeared first on Policy Scotland.
As politicians wrestle with the cost of living, energy security and the climate crisis, bold leadership is needed to grasp new opportunities to solve this trilemma.The post Fusion has power to solve energy trilemma appeared first on Policy Scotland.
As he takes on the role of chair of the Scottish Fiscal Commission, Professor Graeme Roy reflects on the current economic context and the big issues ahead.The post Graeme Roy: Long-term sustainability of Scotland’s finances in focus appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Short paper by Professor Duncan Maclennan on the discussions about the Scottish Government's proposed ‘New Deal for Tenants’ at the 2022 Scottish Housing Policy Conference.The post Scotland’s New Deal for Tenants: Grand Designs, with Shoogly Foundations appeared first on Policy Scotland.
The cost of living crisis is causing an unprecedented financial squeeze on families and households across the world as inflation continues to soar, and policymakers are looking to eke out every last penny in the public purse to set our economies on a path toward prosperity and wellbeing. Scotland is no different – and as…The post Breaking the Shackles of Underperformance in Scotland by Ms...
Rami Zaatari‘s successful entry in [X]ceptional, an opportunity for students in College of Social Sciences to present their own original research on any element of climate change. In this single poster Rami clearly and concisely summarises the background, context, objectives and policy gap in Morocco’s journey towards net-zero targets. This work concludes with a number of…...
Hannah Midghall's successful entry in [X]ceptional, an article arguing that it is important for environmentalists to understand the history of their field to tackle problems such as soil degradation.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Global climate change, the anthropogenic greenhouse effect, and its colonial roots in society appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Camilla Carlesi's successful entry in [X]ceptional, an opportunity for students in College of Social Sciences to present their own original research on any element of climate change.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Exploring the Link Between Climate Change and Terrorist Recruitment appeared first on Policy Scotland.
PhD candidate Robert Richardson reflects on the process and value of entering [X]ceptional, an opportunity for students in College of Social Sciences to present their own original research on any element of climate change.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Delivering more sustainable places through the planning system appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Original research on climate change from César De la Fuente, a student in the College of Social Sciences, a successful entry in the COP26 student challenge.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Men and meat: is sustainability not masculine? appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Maryam ElAzzawy's successful entry in [X]ceptional, an opportunity for students in College of Social Sciences to present their own original research on any element of climate change.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Climate Change and Inequality in the Developing Countries appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Narthana Arumugam's successful entry in [X]ceptional, an opportunity for students in College of Social Sciences to present their own original research on any element of climate change.The post [X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: The economics of space based solar power appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Resources and research into the impact and policy implications of the pandemic and the measures adopted to combat it.The post Two years of COVID-19: policy resources appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Recording of a webinar with an expert panel discussing key questions surrounding the war and its implications for Ukraine and Russia, and for wider European and global peace. The post Russia’s war on Ukraine: webinar appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Evidence concerning the adverse impacts of COVID-19 on children and young people in ScotlandThe post COVID-19 microbriefing 4: Consolidating evidence of the impacts of COVID-19 on children and young people appeared first on Policy Scotland.
The contribution of a new series of articles on Scottish independence aiming to share ideas and insights into some of the related technical and institutional questions.The post Graeme Roy: Academic input into constitutional debate is welcome appeared first on Policy Scotland.
A summary of the Levelling Up white paper and the initial implications for Scottish cities.The post Thoughts on the levelling up white paper – issues for Scottish cities appeared first on Policy Scotland.
New work on developing proposals for a new EU Institution for managing bank resolutions using the private resources of banks instead of public resources.The post A Further Step Towards an Effective Bank Resolution Regime for The European Union appeared first on Policy Scotland.
With budget pressures looming, there's value in the Scottish Government holding a spending review in the spring.The post Graeme Roy: Spring spending review is good time to take stock appeared first on Policy Scotland.
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