Challenge Pathway: Securities: Justice, Economies and Conflict

Climate Adaptation and Agriculture: Synthesising the Evidence Base for Effective Policy Making

The aim of this project is to synthesise available evidence on climate adaptation in the agriculture sector to support policy development and analysis in this space. It will collate evidence on climate adaptation in the agriculture sector, considering the current and expected impacts of climate change in Scotland and key actions farmers and crofters can …

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Technology Facilitated Violence Against Women and Girls – Mapping the Data Landscape

You will be working in the Justice Analytical Unit and support the work of the Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) teams in Justice and Equalities. The project will build on work progressed by the Justice Analytical Services to identify relevant Scottish Government statistics on technology-facilitated (TF) VAWG. It is anticipated that the work will …

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Scoping of data to help measure Scotland’s progress in fulfilling the rights in UNCRC Articles 37 and 40

The intern would undertake a short data scoping exercise. This exercise would inform the development of indicators to measure the extent to which Scotland is fulfilling the rights in UNCRC Article 37 (inhumane treatment and detention) and Article 40 (juvenile justice). These indicators should not only provide national data but also allow us to identify …

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Domestic Homicide and Suicide Review: Using Evidence to Inform Policy Development (Family Involvement)

You will be working in Justice Analytical Services, in close collaboration with the Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Justice policy team. The focus of the work will be family involvement in Domestic Homicide and Suicide Reviews (DHSRs), specifically to gather evidence on the most effective ways to involve family and friends of the …

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Who is supplying Scotland? Qualitative analysis of public sector contractors

The intern will work within the Scottish Procurement and Properties Directorate (SPPD), and the Local Government and Reform research team. This research team provides social research support for a wide range of policy areas including public procurement, local government, public service reform, and asylum and refugee integration. The project detailed here will focus mainly on …

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