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How COVID-19 pandemic and climate change highlight that marginalised communities are the most impacted by crises, and what this means for resilience and recovery.The post The dual crises: COVID-19 and climate change in Khulna city appeared first on Policy Scotland.
A workshop examining the future of regulation post-COVID, part of an initiative to deepen links between policy regulators and the academic community across ScotlandThe post Future of market regulation after COVID-19 – workshop appeared first on Policy Scotland.
The Global Learning Festival seeks to provide unity and connection to communities all over the world. By participating in learning events on a wide variety of topics, across time zones and languages, you can experience firsthand the benefits that lifelong learning can bring to you.The post Global Learning Festival 2021 appeared first on Policy Scotland.
We interview Samantha Suter on the importance of understanding how climate change affects biodiversity.The post An Interview with Samantha Suter: Combining Citizen Science and Remote Sensing Approaches for Habitat Monitoring appeared first on Policy Scotland.
A Scotland-Chile to amplify children’s voices in the climate change discussion is getting attentionThe post Media focus on the Children’s Voices climate project appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Dr Mark Wong discusses the research that went into his event on SMART Climate ActionThe post An Interview With Dr Mark Wong: SMART Climate Action appeared first on Policy Scotland.
First in a podcast series by Professor Tomas J Scotto on government statistics, featuring an interview with a historian and genealogist on 19th centiry data collection.The post Podcast: Truths, Damn Truths, and Government Statistics – 19th century data collection appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Prof Kenneth Gibb, Director, UK collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, and conference co-organiser. On November 11, 2021 University of Glasgow is holding a one-day online built environment and net zero/COP26 conference. This event, hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Solutions, seeks to showcase the University’s work in this area and contribute to the big themes…The post Built...
Cities are complex systems encompassing infrastructure, health, and social and economic factors so reslience strategies must incorporate the reduction of poverty and inequality.The post Building resilience with equity – Perspectives from cities and neighbourhoods in the Global South appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Date: Friday 5 NovemberTime: 8:30am – 6:00pmVenue: University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building, OnlineCategory: Conferences, COP26 Physical and COP26 OnlineOrganiser: University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde, University of CambridgeSummary: Advancing Legal & Policy Frameworks for Ambition, Obligation & FinancePartners: Cambridge Climate Law and Governance Initiative...
An Interview with Dr Allan Gillies on how environmentalism and social justice are interwoven with each other. The post An Interview with Dr Allan Gillies: Biodiversity Protection is Interwoven with Socio-Environmental Justice appeared first on Policy Scotland.
We speak to Dr Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah on his work in local perceptions of greenhouse gas reductionThe post An Interview with Dr Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah – Greenhouse Gas Reduction at a Local Level appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Hosted by the Politics & International Relations subject, this series of events offered fascinating insights into current challenges in global climate policy.   The event was attended by staff, students and alumni from across our Honours, Masters, and doctoral programmes in Politics & International Relations. Participants had a chance to engage with climate policy experts…The post...
Climate governance is said to be in crisis. New mechanisms to get the world to act against climate change are necessary. By facilitating a novel decentralized climate organization, blockchain technology holds promise to foster global cooperation. It can do so by boosting transparency and tapping new information sources; enforcing climate commitments more effectively; and increasing climate...
Uzma Hamid-Dizier (MA (Hons) History 1998) – Head of Responsible Business and Inclusion, Slaughter and May Date: Tuesday 19 October Time: 1300-1400 (UK Time) The importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and wider society has accelerated during the Covid pandemic and is part of the ‘Build Back Better’ narrative. Large companies are under…The post TAKING A STRATEGIC...
Recent science may take us a long way to an anser on how best to achieve global progress on improving soil.The post A 10-year plan to save the world’s soil appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Predictions from Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, for the COP-26 conference in November.The post Predictions for COP26 from Head of Oxfam Scotland appeared first on Policy Scotland.
​[X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge is a new initiative for students in the College of Social Sciences to present their own, original research that engages with any element of climate change.The post The COP26 Challenge: Present your research and win up to £500! appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Much recent debate about higher education has focussed on rankings, financing and student mobility. However, the COVID 19 pandemic, the rise of authoritarian nationalism, increasing inequalities and importantly the climate crisis, have raised questions about the social relevance of Higher Education Institutions. Given the urgency of these challenges, it has become clear that universities...
About Glasgow University research input to first report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Microplastics, focused on the control of microplastic fibres.The post All-Party Parliamentary Group on Microplastics publishes first report appeared first on Policy Scotland.
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