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Was Alfred Nobel right?

Rob Brooker

It’s good to be out

Rob Brooker

It’s been another busy summer in the Highlands. Recent drives through Glen Clunie and Glen Shee down to Perthshire have left me feeling conflicted. Glen Clunie in particular – with its easy road access and flat grassy patches next to the Clunie Water – has become a hotbed for...

What are the impacts of social innovation? Addressing the challenges of marginalised rural areas in Scotland and beyond

Carla Barlagne

By Carla Barlagne and Richard J. Hewitt Social innovation is a phenomenon that manifests itself in new social relationships and collaborations. It seeks to promote the development and uptake of new services and new fields of activity, such as social entrepreneurship and social enterprises that...

The Water Between Us - Scott Herrett on discovering deliberation

Scott Herrett

'Paying attention' from Eabhal - Uibhist a Tuath by Scott Herrett Deliberation is the long and careful consideration of a subject. - In this house nothing is there by chance: it is always the result of great deliberation. Collins Dictionary Have you heard of...

The challenge of a ghastly future

Rob Brooker

What we don’t know can be surprising

Rob Brooker

You could have it so much better…

Rob Brooker

Seminar on race within academia and the Hutton

Orla Shortall

Orla Shortall, Carla Barlagne, Scott Herrett

New research flavour combinations needed: marmite peanut butter, anyone?

Rob Brooker

I’ve always been something of a generalist, interested in topics including plant ecophysiology, landscape scale conservation management, and global biodiversity policy. What I enjoy is bringing some of these topics together to see whether this can spark new ideas. There is often something...

What is it like to attend a ‘virtual’ conference? Reflections on IAPS 2020

Alice Hague

By Alice Hague, Christina Noble, Nazli Koseoglu, Kathryn Colley, Liz Dinnie, Tony Craig. Academic conferences are an important part of an academic career, as key places for sharing ideas and engaging with others. With the global impacts of Covid-19 many conferences have been cancelled or...


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