Consultation response – ESRC Call for Evidence on Knowledge and Skills Needs – 31st October 2017

The Economic and Social Research Council recently put out a call for evidence to find out where they need to build knowledge and skills to improve the UK’s social science capability and capacity. The focus is on strategically important knowledge and skills required to ensure the world-leading status of UK social science research and the continued competitiveness of the UK

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Evidence submission to the Scottish Government Commission on Widening Access – 2015/16

The 2015 Scottish Government Programme for Government sets out the vision of a fairer, more equal Scotland. Central to that vision is the ambition that a child born today in one of our most deprived communities should, by the time he or she leaves school, have the same chance of accessing higher education as a child born in one of

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Urban Segregation and Inequality publications and outputs

Here you will find a list of journal articles, briefing papers, working papers, blog posts and data maps by year of publication. You can also view media coverage related to the Urban Segregation and Inequality research here.  2018 Journal article: Frontiers in residential segregation: understanding neighbourhood boundaries and their impacts Authors: Nema Dean, Guanpeng Dong, Aneta Piekut, Gwilym Pryce Journal:

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The need for a new power to search children for alcohol: a review of the evidence

Dr Kath Murray and Professor Susan McVie submitted a response to the Scottish Government consultation on Police Powers to Search Children and Young People for Alcohol. The consultation, which closed on 15th July 2016,  asked for views on whether the police should be given the following new search powers: The power to search a child or young person under the age

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