Scaling-up Innovations

Evidence review and briefing that considers the existing evidence on how small scale innovation can be effectively scaled up to create large scale transformational change.

Blog: I can’t believe it’s not better

Nick Bland, of What Works Scotland, shares reflections on an evidence review, ‘Scaling-Up Innovation’, published in June 2015 as part of What Works Scotland’s work on spread and sustainability.

Publications and resources

Evidence Reviews and Briefing Papers, Literature Reviews, Working Papers, Think Pieces and Publications by WWS partners.

Blog: Paris and Participatory Budgeting: three insights into how public services learn on international visits

In this blog What Works Scotland research associate Richard Brunner explores how public services in Scotland can learn from international evidence and offers three early insights from a study trip to Paris supported by What Works Scotland.

Fun, Food, Folk: The Centrestage approach to dignified food provision

This research report is focused on Centrestage’s distinct food provision programme in some of the most deprived areas of North and East Ayrshire; Written by Briege Nugent and Oliver Escobar it describes how Centrestage achieves impact, empowers individuals and communities, and draws lessons to inform policy and practice.