Forthcoming events

A life-first approach: What citizens want from support services

Monday 27 November  2017

This partnership event with Carnegie UK Trust and the University of Edinburgh will discuss the findings of the What Do Citizens Want? research on how support services fit into people’s day to day lives.

Co-production and public service reform

Friday 1 December, Glasgow

This seminar will look at the role of co-production, its role in reforming public services and how co-production can best be used to help develop sustainable and effective public services. Part of Co-production Week Scotland 2017.

Hard-to-reach or easy-to-ignore? A review of evidence about equality in community engagement

Monday 11 December, Edinburgh

This event will share the findings of an evidence review which explores the intersection between community engagement and equality.


Past events

See details of past events. Get access to speakers’ presentations and event reports.

Our most recent events:

Leadership, Collaboration and Public Service Reform – What Works?

Successfully reforming public services calls for a kind of leadership that fosters and promotes partnerships and collaboration within, between and beyond individual services. In this seminar we discussed some of the key concepts that underpin collaborative leadership in public service settings and reflected on what this means for practitioners.

Poverty, schools and inequality: reducing the cost of the school day

This event, organised by What Works Scotland (WWS) and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR), provided an opportunity to understand the impact of the costs of school on the poorest parents and reflect on how the Pupil Equity Fund might be used to effectively tackle inequalities and reduce the attainment gap.


Preventing and mitigating child poverty

This event, organised by What Works Scotland and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, explored the evidence and issues surrounding actions to tackle child poverty locally in Scotland.

All of What Works Scotland past events

About What Works Scotland events

What Works Scotland holds seminars, workshops and conferences to share our research findings and promote discussion. We also organise events with partners.

Our latest events will be listed here. They are free but ticketed.

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