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SFC blogs published since 2018 are available to view below. See SFC archived content for earlier blogs.

29 Sep 2023

Clearing the Air: The race to capture carbon from sky and sea

Author: Paul Robb, Project Manager, Net Zero Technology Centre

To mark the end of Scottish Climate Change week we are featuring a guest blog from Paul Robb of Scotland’s Net Zero Technology Centre.
21 Aug 2023

Supporting Care Experienced Learners – what next?

Author: Chloe Dobson, Education and Engagement Manager, Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland's Chloe Dobson looks at some of the specific actions that could improve higher education for care-experienced people and suggests the next steps forward for better support.
09 Aug 2023

Award winning Climate Action at Borders College

Author: Robert Hewitt, Director of Estates and Facilities, Borders College.

Following winning the Climate Action 2030 award at this year’s International Green Gown Awards, Robert Hewitt, Director of Estates and Facilities at Borders College outlines what they’ve been doing to fight climate change.
29 Jun 2023

The Opportunities for AI in education

Author: Dr. Alfred Tiley, Data Scientist at The Data Lab Innovation Centre

Since its launch, ChatGPT has experienced widespread global uptake and sustained media attention. Dr Alfred Tiley of The Data Lab Innovation Centre explores its potential in education.
19 May 2023

From Armed Force to Workforce

Author: Nicola Smith, Development Officer, SCQF Partnership

SCQF Partnership introduces a new Military Skills and Qualifications Discovery Tool that helps veterans and employers appreciate the value of skills gained through military service.
16 May 2023

Roadshow unlocks funded OU training for businesses

Author: David Allen, Senior Partnerships Manager, The Open University in Scotland

David Allen, Senior Partnerships Manager at The Open University in Scotland, gives some further insight into how the University is building meaningful engagements with Scottish businesses.
27 Apr 2023

Student sport – a life changing season on and off the pitch

Author: Cameron Wright, Communications Co-ordinator, Scottish Student Sport

Our guest blog from Scottish Student Sport reports on a highly successful 2022-23 season focused on involvement and inclusivity.
05 Apr 2023

Award winning tool to help farmers reduce greenhouse gasses

Author: Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils & Global Change, The University of Aberdeen.

Professor Pete Smith from The University of Aberdeen was part of Research Project of the Year at the 2022 Herald Awards sponsored by SFC. One year on, he outlines how the project is doing in 2023.
17 Mar 2023

Out of adversity… came research connections

Author: Dr Tim Storer, Director of Knowledge Exchange and Impact, SICSA; Dr Ali McIntosh, Director, SULSA

Dr Tim Storer, Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact at the SICSA research pool and Dr Ali McIntosh, Director of SULSA, on a pandemic innovation with growing benefits for research.
09 Mar 2023

Galvanising research connections

Author: Helen Cross, Director of Research and Innovation, SFC.

Helen Cross, SFC’s Director of Research and Innovation introduces our new Alliances for Research Challenges