Digital resilience, inclusion & wellbeing for looked after children & young people

This report explores the digital experiences of looked after and accommodated young people in Glasgow, to understand how they are accessing the internet, what they are currently using the internet for and what their needs are from the internet in the place where they live.

Public policy and the infrastructure of kindness in Scotland

Between October 2018 and January 2019, the University of Edinburgh hosted a series of discussions on kindness in policy. Drawing on these conversations, this report seeks to explore what we mean when we talk about kindness, and how the National Performance Framework could help build...

The impact of inequalities in the early years on outcomes over the life course

This report draws together research from international academics and policy-makers on the impact of childhood inequalities on life outcomes across a broad range of topics including education, crime and well-being.

Wellbeing and devolution: reframing the role of government in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

This publication analyses wellbeing policy developments, the challenges they seek to overcome and early indications of their impact in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

A deposit return scheme for Scotland: full business case stage 1

This Strategy demonstrates how a scheme will contribute to Scotland’s 2025 target to increase the national recycling rate to 70% and to the national litter strategy which aims to effect a wholesale shift in national policy and practice towards prevention.

Food waste reduction action plan

This plan sets out how the Scottish Government, public sector organisations, businesses, industries and consumers can work together to reduce food waste.
Journal article

My diabetes my way: supporting online diabetes self-management: progress and analysis from 2016

Abstract: Background My Diabetes My Way (MDMW) is the National Health Service (NHS) Scotland website for people with diabetes and their carers. It consists of an interactive information website and an electronic personal health record (ePHR) available to the 291,981 people with diabetes in Scotland...

#NotWithoutMe: a digital world for all?

Not all young people have the basic digital skills needed to prosper in our online world. A digital world for all? explores the issues of digital exclusion amongst vulnerable young people. The #NotWithoutMe programme challenges the assumption that young people are ‘digital natives’ and have...

Unlocking potential, embracing ambition: a shared plan for the arts, screen and creative industries 2014-2024

We want Scotland to be a place where the arts, screen and creative industries are valued and recognised, where artists and creative people are flourishing and thriving, and where everyone, everywhere, is interested and curious about creativity. Scotland’s diversity and distinctiveness, reflected in our indigenous...

Understanding diversity in the arts survey: summary report

This report provides a summary of the findings of an online survey entitled Understanding Diversity in the Arts. The survey was distributed through Creative Scotland communications channels and generated over 1,500 responses over the month-long period 30 September to 31 October 2016.