This will include initiatives to improve health and wellbeing, reduce crime and victimisation, improve transport for Scotland. This event will be of value to those who work or hope to work in health, crime and justice, children and families or housing as a researcher, practitioner or policy makers who use the data or would like to find out how they can.
Chair: Dr Rebekah Widdowfield (Chief Executive of the Royal Society for Edinburgh)
Speakers: Sarah Martin (Head of Survey Strategy, Scottish Government)
Prof Susan McVie (Professor of Quantitative Criminology in the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh)
Prof Lindsay Paterson (Professor of Educational Policy in the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh)
Stephen Cragg (Head of Appraisal and Model Development at Transport Scotland)
Mark Robinson (Public Health Intelligence Principal in the Public Health Observatory team at NHS Health Scotland and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow)
Geraldine McNeill (Professor of Public Health Nutrition at University of Aberdeen)
This event is organised by SRA Scotland, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and Q-Step Edinburgh. It is part-funded by the ESRC and part of the Festival of Social Sciences week.