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Internship Case Study

Evaluation of Skills Development Scotland’s Apprenticeship Wellbeing Survey

Each year, Skills Development Scotland takes on a number of PhD interns – people studying towards a PhD in Scotland who take three months away from their main research to take part in a paid research internship. The work that they do might be part of a larger body of work and could go on …

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Who cares for the carers? Contributing to the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Lilian Kennedy, a PhD student in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, interfaced with the Scottish Government’s policy team to identify key areas of concern in the successful implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. Lilian conducted primary and secondary research to produce two focused Evidence Summary Reports: Communication Outreach Strategies and Equalities Considerations …

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Deprivation in rural Scotland: how can we use publically available data to understand poverty and disadvantage in remote and sparsely populated areas?

Jennifer Noall is a PhD student in the Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment at the University of Edinburgh, jointly funded by the ESRC, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Government and the Elizabeth Sinclair Irvine Bequest. Her research internship with the Scottish Government demonstrated how publically available data such as Scotland’s Census and the Scottish …

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