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Radical Policy Rethinking After COVID

Dr David McArthur, Associate Director for Training and Capacity Building at UBDC and Senior Lecturer in Transport Studies at the University of Glasgow, will present at this event from Policy Scotland for the 2020 ESRC Festival of Social Science. This webinar aims to discuss the academic evidence and arguments for and against radical policy chan...

10.11.20 | External Engagement

Articulating strategies to address heat resilience through the Salvation Army Metro Phoenix utility assistance data

Dr Qunshan Zhao, Lecturer in Urban Analytics at UBDC and Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow, will present this talk as part of the SAD Seminar Series 2020. Long-term community resilience, which privileges a long view look at chronic, slow-moving issues affecting communities, has begun to draw more attention from researchers and policyma...

03.11.20 | External Engagement

Administrative data for social policy research: potential and pitfalls

UBDC Director Professor Nick Bailey will be speaking at this I-SPHERE and SCADR Seminar on 'Administrative data for social policy research: potential and pitfalls'. Professor Nick Bailey is an Associate Director of the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) and leads research on Work and social security. This research strand a...

14.10.20 | External Engagement

Scotland Policy Conference on Reviewing Curriculum for Excellence

University of Glasgow PhD Student, and UBDC associate, Barry Black will be a keynote speaker at this online conference that will assess the next steps for Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence. Barry will be speaking on 'Priorities for Scotland’s exam system'. The agenda: Progress of the independent review of Curriculum for Excellence The i...

06.10.20 | External Engagement