2017 longlists for prestigious CILIP Carnegie and CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals announced

February 16, 2017

The longlists for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals - the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards - have been announced today. The 2017 awards are a special event, coinc...

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Supporting Scotland’s Towns: Comprehensive Upgrade to ‘Understanding Scottish Places’ Data Tool Unveiled

February 14, 2017

Created by Scottish Government, Carnegie UK Trust, University of Stirling, Scotland’s Towns Partnership, and the Centre for Local Economic Strategies A comprehensive upgrade to an innovative d...

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Measuring the Impact of Public Libraries

February 9, 2017

The Carnegie UK Trust and The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) are seeking proposals from individuals and organisations to scope the current landscape, key issues, best practice and met...

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Ten UK towns selected for ‘twinning’ trial to help boost social and economic growth

February 6, 2017

Towns from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have been selected Scheme harnesses the traditional concept of twinning and gives it a new spin to help UK towns prosper and in...

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Does the new data economy contribute to the public benefit?

January 27, 2017

As part of our Digital Futures work stream, The Carnegie UK Trust is working in partnership with Involve . We will be investigating how data sharing can be harnessed for the public good while addres...

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Scotland has potential to become a world leader in how it uses evidence to inform participative policymaking

January 25, 2017

A new report from the Carnegie UK Trust and the Alliance for Useful Evidence says that Scotland has an opportunity to become a global expert on how to deliver participative public services that focu...

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Carnegie Library Lab Projects go Live in England

January 12, 2017

The Trust is delighted to announce that two Carnegie Library Lab projects went live in early December 2016 and early January 2017. The Adopt a Book initiative, developed by Joanne Cousins, Senior S...

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‘Governing England’: A partnership between the British Academy and Carnegie UK Trust

December 1, 2016

The Carnegie UK Trust is pleased to be working in partnership with the British Academy on the ‘Governing England’ project, which was launched in Spring 2016. Governing England is a multi-disciplin...

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Turnaround Towns

November 8, 2016

New research published today by the Carnegie UK Trust highlights key lessons for those working in, or interested in, towns and their development across the UK and Ireland. The report, by Jane-Fra...

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Free Town Centre Regeneration Resource Launches

November 1, 2016

In the last three years, 'TestTown' has become UK and Ireland's biggest skills programme for town centre entrepreneurs Towns that have participated have reported improved footfall and dwell...

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