Scotland Decides ’14: has Better Together blown up?

By Arthur Midwinter, University of Edinburgh; John Curtice, Strathclyde University; Karly Kehoe, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Neil Blain, University of Stirling Former UK defence secretary...

INDEPENDENT IRELAND – WAS IT WORTH IT?

The first state visit to Britain by an Irish president this week has caused me to wonder what all the fuss and suffering over...

The Odyssey of Acceptance

Someone recently asked me how I created an article from scratch. What was my ‘process’? To tell you the truth, the answer was woefully...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 4th April 2014

Tragedy is never far away. I live less than a mile from Liberton High School in Edinburgh where on Tuesday a 12 year old...

Bid to explain climate change risks losing the argument

By Michael Parker, The Conversation The report released jointly by the Royal Society in the UK and the US National Academy of Sciences provides a...

Scotland Decides ’14: all about the money as currency debate rages on

By Michael Keating, University of Aberdeen; Chris Whatley, University of Dundee; Jo Armstrong, Glasgow University, and Trevor Salmon, University of Aberdeen Scots would continue to...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 28th March 2014

Another battle has broken out in the energy war. Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has thrown down the gauntlet to its competitors, and the...

Why young people are losing faith in the welfare state

By Daniel Sage, University of Stirling Recent proposals for benefit reform have centred upon the argument that at present many people feel they get nothing...

WILDLIFE TRUST CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

The Scottish Wildlife Trust was founded in 1964 by Sir Charles Connell, an Edinburgh lawyer and keen ornithologist. He brought together a small team...

Don’t believe defence scares, British security could benefit from Scottish independence

By Colin Fleming, University of Edinburgh Former British Vice Admiral John McAnally entered into the Scottish constitutional debate the other day by warning of the...