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Public policy can do much to reduce income inequality

That was the message from Professor Sir Tony Atkinson at our latest public lecture.. Read More

Farewell Reception for Interns Summer 2015

Seven interns on our Parliamentary Programme said farewell to the Academy on 21 July.. Read More

New AOG briefing on 'Votes at 16'

New briefing explores political engagement of 16 and 17 year olds in Scotland compared to their peers in the rest of the UK.. Read More

Upcoming Events

Sep 18 AoG Public Sessions: Hosted by: Oliver Escobar # Academy of Government; Speaker: Claudia Chwalisz # University of Sheffield; Speaker: Marco Biagi # Scottish Government, SNP MSP for Edinburgh Central (TBC); Speaker: Ailsa Henderson # University of Edinburgh (TBC); Speaker: Juliet Swann # Electoral Reform Society Scotland The Populist Signal: Why Politics and Democracy Need to Change 14:30 (2 hours and 30 minutes) Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh

AOG Public Sessions

Oct 02 Conference: Speaker: Dr Annika Agger # Roskilde University, Denmark; Speaker: Dr Catherine Durose # University of Birmingham; Speaker: Dr Laurens de Graaf # Tilburg University, Netherlands; Speaker: Dr Merlijn van Hulst # Tilburg University, Netherlands; Speaker: Dr Oliver Escobar # University of Edinburgh and What Works Scotland What Works Scotland Conference: People Making a Difference in Communities 09:30 (6 hours and 30 minutes) Grassmarket Community Project

What Works Scotland Conference

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