Young, undecided and in the front line of Scotland’s indyref mindgames

By Paul Aitken, University of Aberdeen To make an obvious point, the younger generation’s opinions on the referendum have not been formed by as much...

Edinburgh University invests in NMR

The University of Edinburgh has made a £1.2 million investment in some of the world's most advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Mass Spectroscopy...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 25th April 2014

Kenny MacAskill is in trouble again. Scotland’s justice secretary is like one of those skate-boarders who always seems to be tumbling towards a fall...

Scotland Decides ’14: why are women wary of independence?

By Jo Armstrong, University of Glasgow; Karly Kehoe, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Trevor Salmon, University of Aberdeen Poll after poll shows Scottish women are considerably...

The ‘partisan’ CBI

Has the CBI in Scotland shot itself in the foot? For months, it has been posing dozens of awkward questions about the implications of...

Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography Competition

A striking image of Duffus Castle has been selected as the winner of the Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography competition. The stunning...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 17th April 2014

Easter has been slow in coming this year. The daffodils have faded, the weather turned mild some time ago, the school holidays are just...

Voters aren’t getting a full picture of UK energy prospects if Scotland leaves the...

By Mark Winskel, University of Edinburgh Both the Scottish and UK governments have published new contributions on the energy and independence debate in recent days....

Ed Davey’s claim that Scottish energy bills would rise after independence is a fantasy

By Peter Strachan, Robert Gordon University The twin goals of UK energy policy should be to ensure security of supply for households and businesses, and...

NEED FOR BETTER MOBILE PHONE COVERAGE

A report from the Federation of Small Business (FSB) has claimed that Scotland has the worst mobile coverage in the UK. Citing the Scottish...