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

08 Oct 2019

Cross-Pollinating Research – from Edinburgh to Ethiopia

Author: Dr Céline Garnier, University of Edinburgh Napier

Building more productive, inclusive and climate-resilient food systems in alignment with GCRF priority challenge areas and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
20 Sep 2019

Future Thinking

Author: Dr Stuart Fancey, SFC Director of Research and Innovation

SFC’s Dr Stuart Fancey on what research and innovation in Scotland look like post-2020.
17 Sep 2019

More than a game

Author: Professor Debbie Tolson, University of the West of Scotland

How memories of football are helping kick dementia into touch.
10 Sep 2019

From access course to a PhD

Author: Dr Andrew McDiarmid

Dr Andrew McDiarmid shows how dreams can come true as he celebrates his ten year journey from online access course to history PhD at the University. This blog originally appeared on the One Dundee blog:
03 Sep 2019

College nominations encouraged for the Scottish Public Service Awards

Author: Grant Ritchie, Principal, Dundee and Angus College

Following D&A College’s success at last year’s Scottish Public Service Awards, Principal Grant Ritchie encourages the sector to nominate its outstanding achievers.
12 Jul 2019

What else does the UCAS Data Tell us?

Author: Cathy Mitchell, Assistant Director: Outcomes

SFC’s Cathy Mitchell takes a closer look at this week’s UCAS data.
01 Jul 2019

Language of instruction

Author: Dr Kristinn Hermannsson, Lecturer in Educational Economics at the University of Glasgow

If the population speaks thirteen different languages, which should be used to teach? Dr Kristinn Hermannsson explains the findings of a GCRF project to inform this debate in Malawi.
21 Jun 2019

From an acorn…

Author: Professor Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair

Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow charts the global influence of single project funded nearly a decade ago.
16 Jun 2019

Fathers in Childcare

Author: Russell Moore, HNC Childhood Practice student

Russell Moore, a HNC Childhood Practice student from Dunblane shares his story on what it’s like to prepare for a career in childcare at Forth Valley College.
28 May 2019

The research and innovation ties that bind

Author: Dr Stuart Fancey, Director, Research and Innovation

SFC’s Stuart Fancey on the active steps Scotland is taking to safeguard its research and innovation partnerships with Europe.