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1406194568 A walkabout with Connecting Milton action research hub Rachel Harris discusses how community development and action research are being brought together to explore new ways of thinking about assets in practice as part of the Animating Assets project.

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On: 09 February 2015 By: Rachel Harris
Guest_blog__1__listing A peoples-led outcomes approach: Integrating capabilities and human rights into outcomes Oxfam UK's Francis Stuart reflects on a recent IFF/GCPH seminar by Marilyn Waring on the economics of dignity.

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On: 05 February 2015 By: Francis Stuart
Guest_blog__1__listing Who are lone parents? Challenging the media perception Guest blogger Professor Ronald McQuaid takes a look at the facts and figures around lone parenting.

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On: 08 December 2014 By: Ronald McQuaid
1406194568 Evaluating arts and health Chris Harkins looks at the challenges of measuring and evaluating the impact of arts on health, using his evaluation of Sistema Scotland as an example.

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On: 22 October 2014 By: Chris Harkins
Guest_blog_listing The Cost of the School Day: preventing poverty-related stigma and exclusion in Glasgow schools Sara Spencer reports on a new Poverty Leadership Panel project hosted by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland that aims to tackle the cost of the school day.

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On: 07 July 2014 By: Sara Spencer
Guest_blog_listing Alcohol-related harm in Glasgow: a national, city and neighbourhood perspective Eric Carlin, Director of Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), discusses recent research on alcohol-related harm.

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On: 23 June 2014 By: Eric Carlin
1406194568 Disrupting expectations Joe Crossland from the GCPH team describes a modern fairy tale 'cultural disruption' event which brought London to a standstill and captured the imagination of the public.

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On: 11 June 2014 By: Joe Crossland
Guest_blog_listing Getting our bearings right - the equalities journey in east Glasgow Neil Quinn discusses examples from East Glasgow of how to effectively use opportunities within health services to tackle health inequalities.

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On: 05 June 2014 By: Neil Quinn
Guest_blog_listing Lone parent experiences of welfare reform Marion Davis of One Parent Families Scotland looks at research into how welfare reforms are affecting lone parents moving into work.

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On: 04 June 2014 By: Marion Davis
Guest_blog_listing Resilience for public health: supporting transformation in people and communities Fiona Garven looks at resilience in relation to public health, focusing on recent GCPH research.

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On: 06 February 2014 By: Fiona Garven