Blog| 06/12/2023
Post-Brexit environmental paths diverge: Scotland commits to EU standards, but the UK's stance remains ambiguous. Professor James Curran delves into this divide, highlighting challenges and threats to maintaining parity with Europe's environmental benchmarks.
Blog| 29/11/2023
Kirsty Hughes FRSE takes a look at the Scottish government's new paper on 'An Independent Scotland in the EU'. She notes that the paper tackles some tricky issues head-on, but there are gaps too.
Blog| 24/11/2023
Professor Roger Crofts argues that the environment is our shared responsibility and highlights challenges post-Brexit: declining standards, political influences, and the need for unified action. We must talk early, talk often, and collaborate globally to protect our planet.
Blog| 17/11/2023
Professor Paul James Cardwell delves into the aftermath of Brexit's impact on higher education. From the farewell to Erasmus+ to the birth of Turing, it's a complex horizon. Will the UK seek to re-join Erasmus?
Blog| 13/11/2023
Dr Deval Desai writes about the intersection of academic freedom and human rights, and how restrictions on one can impede the other.
Blog| 06/11/2023
Dr Dmitry Fedosov discusses John Barbour's monumental 14th-century poem, "The Bruce," which chronicles Scotland's War of Independence.
Blog| 01/11/2023
Joël Reland says the subtle regulatory shifts persist post-Brexit, impacting laws, trade, and business complexity. He believes vigilance is key as new regulatory barriers emerge.
Blog| 30/10/2023
Professor Jeffrey Sharkey FRSE argues that Brexit has had a negative impact on the performing arts, causing visa issues and reduced earnings, which is driving some artists to consider leaving the industry.
Blog| 30/10/2023
Dr John Nugent is investigating the enigma of neutrinos, abundant yet elusive fundamental particles.
Blog| 27/10/2023
Professor Murray Pittock FRSE, recaps on the 5th Scotland-Europe Initiative workshop on Higher Education.
Blog| 27/10/2023
Professor Sarah Prescott discusses the effects of Brexit on international study, language education, and student opportunities, including the transition from Erasmus to the Turing Scheme.
Blog| 23/10/2023
Dr Moriba Jah, a space environmentalist, highlights Scotland's potential to lead in space environmentalism and sustainability, emphasising the importance of addressing space debris and promoting sustainable practices.