What Works Scotland co-director Ken Gibb reflects on a What Works Scotland event in Clydebank Town Hall, in September 2016 where 40 people from the public and voluntary sectors, plus a few academics and councillors took part in considering Community-led Approaches to Reducing Poverty.
– what would you do if your organisational head said, “Think Yes” in everything you do? In this blog from July 2015 Claire Bynner and Ken Gibb describe the experiences of housing officers from Glasgow Housing Association following their new chief executive’s approach to leadership – “Think Yes” in everything you do?
How do we ensure that diversity flourishes in collaborations and partnerships? What Works Scotland co-director Ken Gibb reflects on the argument of applied economist Tim Hartford in his January 2017 book, Messy, on creativity and resilience.
What Works Scotland directors James Mitchell and Ken Gibb examine prevention and what, in March 2015, stands in the way of making progress in a shift to focusing on prevention in public services.
What Works Scotland’s Ken Gibb and Claire Bynner reflect on starting work with West Dunbartonshire Council as one of our What Works Scotland case study partners. The blog looks at key challenges and shifting to an integrated preventative agenda.
Ken Gibb of What Works Scotland reflects on an event focused around the enhanced delivery of the Government’s ongoing housing strategy, and how it is relevant to What Works Scotland.
This research report examines area-based approaches to economic regeneration in Scotland, including evidence from three case studies focused on town centre regeneration, community-led regeneration and physical regeneration. The report identifies commonalities across the case studies and presents main messages for future economic regeneration initiatives.
This event launches a new What Works Scotland report asking what works in place-based economic regeneration in Scotland, written by colleagues from Training and Employment Research Unit (TERU) and What Works Scotland at the University of Glasgow. It will also review three case studies of contemporary regeneration.
What Works Scotland co-director Ken Gibb, is setting up a new UK-wide collaborative research centre focused on using evidence to influence future housing policy.
Presentations and resources from a seminar delivered jointly by NHS Health Scotland and What Works Scotland exploring how we can predict the impact of prevention on the demand for health and social care.