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22nd October 2013
Guest post by Sarah Minty

Sarah Minty reports from CREID's latest seminar which focussed on widening participation and fair access to higher education.

21st October 2013
post by Colin Atkinson

Colin Atkinson reports on the ESRC Seminar Series 'Assessing security governance in the UK and Scotland under current arrangements'.

17th October 2013
post by John Curtice

Professor John Curtice shares his thoughts on what we can take from the polls, noting that the differences between polls conducted by various companies makes the outcome far from easy to predict.

17th October 2013
post by James Mitchell

In this piece, James Mitchell explores the means in which Scotland's Island Councils have acted as purposeful opportunists over the course of the referendum debate.

16th October 2013
post by Coree Brown Swan

In this fortnightly feature, Coree Brown rounds up the latest blogs from academics and commentators. Today's report includes contributions on identity and independence, the impact of the cabinet reshuffle, and prospects for local democracy.

15th October 2013
post by Colin Fleming

Writing in the Herald, Dr Colin Fleming explores the defence capacity of an independent Scotland in light of the report issued by Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond which suggests security risks for Scotland.

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