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Palestine Youth: a dialogue in Edinburgh

Judith Sischy retired from her post as Chief Executive of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS) in 2010. She has been closely involved in national initiatives, served on many Government bodies including the General Teaching Council for Scotland and … Continue reading

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The world’s forests and their future

Dr. Patenaude is a lecturer in forest and carbon management in the Department of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interest is in the political and operational implementation of international forestry regimes (incl. REDD+). She has contributed to … Continue reading

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Considering Calman and The Scotland Bill

Eberhard ‘Paddy’ Bort is the Academic Coordinator of the Institute of Governance and a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Further biographical details are available here.

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The future of public health

– in search of transformational change You can read Prof. Phil Hanlon’s staff profile on the website of the Centre for Population and Health Sciences of Glasgow University. He has recently launched a new website which asks the question: what’s … Continue reading

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Well-being in modern society

You can read Dr Sandra Carlisle’s staff profile on the website of the Centre for Population and Health Sciences of Glasgow University. She has recently helped launch a new website which asks the question: what’s next for the health of … Continue reading

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Capturing Wave and Tidal Power on the Crown Estates

The Crown Estate is the organisation, established by Parliament, which manages the estates of the Crown throughout the whole of the United Kingdom. The marine estate in Scotland consists of approximately 50 per cent of the foreshore and beds of … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics in the Middle East

 A staff profile of Dr George Wilkes can be accessed on the website of the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. Information on the Research and Dialogue Programme, of which Dr Wilkes is the founding Director, can been accessed on … Continue reading

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Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown is the Scottish Conservative Party candidate at the May 2011 Scottish Parliament election for the Edinburgh Southern Constituency. Gavin has been an MSP for the Lothians for the last 4 years, and has been his party’s Tourism and … Continue reading

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Mike Pringle

Mike Pringle is the current MSP for Edinburgh South.* He is a scottish liberal democrat, and as a sitting MSP there is wealth of information about him on the web. on wikipedia (opens in new window) on the Scottish Parliament … Continue reading

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Alison Johnstone

Alison Johnstone is the top Green candidate for Lothian in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections. She is currently a Green councillor for Meadows / Morningside ward of Edinburgh City Council and is their spokesperson on culture, leisure and sport; and children … Continue reading

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