Engaging policy makers and publics: the value of bringing people and ideas together

September 9, 2019

by Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE, Newcastle University and Carnegie UK Trust Trustee

University research is highly trusted and prized - but it sometimes needs a bit of help to leap out of ivory tower windows, onto policy makers’ desks and into peoples’ lives. Most academics want t...

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Talk of the Town

September 2, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

Over the last few years, towns have frequently been called ‘left-behind’, both by the press and government . This refers to towns missing out on the benefits of economic growth, as the UK has p...

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Breaking from tradition – why we must embrace the National Performance Framework

August 29, 2019

by Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

To coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, the Carnegie UK Trust is publishing a seri...

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Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others

August 22, 2019

By Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others Our Engaging Libraries Phase 2 programme is currently open for applications for public libraries across the UK. This blog descr...

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Working for wellbeing

August 9, 2019

by Gail Irvine, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This Sunday, 11 August, marks 100 years since the death of our founder, the great Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. In recognition of this historical landmark we are publishing a spec...

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The enduring importance of kindness

August 8, 2019

by Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This Sunday, 11 August, marks 100 years since the death of our founder, the great Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. In recognition of this historical landmark we are publishing a spec...

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Time for Towns

August 7, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

This Sunday, 11 August, marks 100 years since the death of our founder, the great Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. In recognition of this historical landmark we are publishing a spec...

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Digital Wellbeing – Maximising the Benefit and Mitigating the Risk

August 6, 2019

by Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie UK Trust

This Sunday, 11 August, marks 100 years since the death of our founder, the great Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. In recognition of this historical landmark we are publishing a spec...

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Designing good public engagement: participation with purpose

August 6, 2019

by Georgina Bowyer, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This blog is part of a series designed to support potential applicants to the Engaging Libraries programme .  Engaging Libraries provides funding and support to UK public libraries to run publi...

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Public Libraries: A Route to Wellbeing

August 5, 2019

by Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This Sunday, 11 August, marks 100 years since the death of our founder, the great Scottish-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. In recognition of this historical landmark we are publishing a spec...

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