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What we do

The Scottish Universities Insight Institute supports programmes of knowledge exchange which address and provide insight on substantial issues that face Scotland and the wider world.

Our programmes break down disciplinary and organisational barriers in bringing together academics from different backgrounds, policymakers and practitioners.

We mobilise existing knowledge in fresh ways through sustained and collaborative focus on a shared issue and aim to support decision makers in all sectors of society in being better informed.

Our partner universities are:  Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Heriot Watt, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde, and Associate Member Glasgow School of Art.

News

SUII Evaluation Report

We recently carried out an evaluation which highlights the key outcomes and impact of SUII programmes funded between 2011 and 2013. The report identifies common results such as new collaborations, sustained networks, academic publications and additional research funding, as well as examples of programmes' impact on policy and practice.

Download the summary here

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Call for Proposals 2014-15 NOW OPEN

The latest SUII Call for Proposals is now open. Proposals should address the following theme: Increasing Equality and Realising Human Potential in Post Referendum Scotland.

If you missed our information sessions you can download the presentation slides or watch the video

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New Programmes Announced

The Insight Institute is pleased to be able to support 6 new programmes following our recent open Call for Proposals.

For more information on each of the programmes, click on the links below:

Access to Mental Health Care Services
Big Data and the Third Sector
Linking Northern Communities - East European Immigration in Scotland
Place Identity Dwelling - Design and Procurement of Volume House Building
Seannachies - Addressing Social Isolation through Storytelling
Waterfront Regeneration

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Events

Waterfront Regeneration

Our first event in the programme series kicked off on Monday 27th October at The Lighthouse, Glasgow. Eric Dawson, Design Advisor, Urbanism, at  Architecture+Design Scotland, has written a synopsis of the day and the topics covered. 

For more information about the programme and to register for the next seminar in the series, visit the Waterfronts Regeneration webpage.

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Big Data and the Third Sector

Presentations from the first event in this programme series which took place on Monday 13th October are now available to download.

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Place Identity Dwelling

New Considerations in the Design and Procurement of Volume House building in Scotland

The first event in the series will take place on Friday 12th December 2014 in the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow.  For more information and to register, visit the programme website.

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The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Annual Lecture

The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare is holding its annual lecture at the Insight Institute on 12th November. Professor Mark Jackson of Exeter University and the Wellcome Trust will speak on the history of stress as a concept and an experience, full details are available at www.strath.ac.uk/cshhh 

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