The Scottish Referendum Study (SRS) is the largest and most detailed study into the results of last year's vote on independence. The investigation is being conducted by Professor Ailsa Henderson, Professor James Mitchell, Professor Christopher Carman and Dr Rob Johns.
The SRS is based on three waves of fieldwork, capturing the views of voters immediately before and after the vote and, the wave currently in the field, six months later.
Charlie Jeffery analyses the constitutional chain reaction that we now see unfolding before us.
Nicola McEwen discusses that when the UK government gave its consent to the Scottish government’s plan to hold a referendum, it was on the basis that the referendum would be ‘legal, fair and decisive’. This article is taken from the latest issue of Discover Society.
In a blog originally published by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), Paul Baker studies the positions of The Guardian and the Mail in the referendum campaign.
Over the past year, we've showcased expert perspectives on the campaigns, the key issues, and the public debate. Researchers from the Future of the UK and Scotland programme gave hundreds of interviews to news outlets during the week of the referendum.