Interpreting the Rights of the Child: Look South (a lot further than Westminster)

In this guest post, University of St Andrews PhD researcher Kate Mackenzie discusses the upcoming UK Supreme Court decision on the Scottish Government's Rights of the Child Bill and explains how child laws in Central Africa could set a precedent. It is perhaps a feature of the life of a PhD researcher that, even when … Continue reading Interpreting the Rights of the Child: Look South (a lot further than Westminster)

Being a Scotland Futures Forum Intern: First Thoughts

In January Nicola Martin and Nell Widger become ‘Futures Fellows’ at Scotland’s Futures Forum, a public policy think-tank based at the Scottish Parliament. The Forum works to promote research and stimulate debate on the long-term challenges and opportunities Scotland faces, with the aim of informing MSPs and others, and enabling them to consider the effects … Continue reading Being a Scotland Futures Forum Intern: First Thoughts