Publications

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February 2016

Report

Exploring the experiences and impacts of Glasgow 2014 volunteer applicants

This report reviews existing literature on the impacts of mega-sporting event volunteering and qualitatively investigates the experiences of volunteers at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

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January 2016

Report

Clyde-sider applicant journeys: findings from a follow-up survey

This report follows a baseline survey report issued to clyde-sider volunteer applicants prior to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and presents findings from a follow-up survey issued three months after the Games.

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December 2015

Report

Participatory budgeting in Scotland: design choices & delivery principles

This report outlines the relevance of participatory budgeting within Scotland’s political, policy and public service delivery context and outlines ten strategic PB design choices and ten principles for effective delivery.

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November 2015

Report

Positive conversations, meaningful change: learning from Animating Assets

This report presents and discusses new ways of thinking about the development and nature of asset-based approaches in community and systems settings.

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October 2015

Report

Assessing individual & community impacts of Stalled Spaces-funded projects

This study explored the health, wellbeing and social impacts of Stalled Spaces-funded projects in Glasgow on active participants and the wider community.

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August 2015

Report

Pedestrian and cyclist casualty trends in Scotland

This study set out to gain a better understanding of trends in pedestrian and cyclist road casualties in Scotland using road traffic injury data collected through police reports and from hospital admission data.

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July 2015

Report

Expectations & experiences of Glasgow 2014 'clyde-sider' applicants

This is the first of several reports on clyde-sider volunteers for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. This report presents findings from an online baseline survey of clyde-sider volunteer applicants.

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June 2015

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Evaluating Sistema Scotland - initial findings report

This report outlines the first findings from our long term study of the charity Sistema Scotland’s Big Noise orchestras in Stirling’s Raploch and Glasgow’s Govanhill.

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May 2015

Report

The changing nature of work in the third sector in Glasgow

This report sets out commissioned research which involved interviewing 163 staff from 71 third sector organisations across the city.

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April 2015

Report

Exploring socio-cultural explanations of Glasgow’s ‘excess’ mortality

An exploration of socio-cultural explanations of Glasgow’s ‘excess’ mortality in comparison with Liverpool and Manchester

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