Measuring well-being: the importance of the right geographic scale

June 18, 2019

by Paolo Veneri, Head of Territorial Analysis and Statistics Unit, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities

 

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 serie...

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Making Wales a Fair Work Nation

June 17, 2019

By Alan Felstead, Research Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

In 2018, the Carnegie UK Trust published Measuring Good Work , which sets out a framework for measuring quality of work in UK national statistics and making this a part of our national debate. T...

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Engaging Libraries: bringing people, public libraries and researchers together to explore health, society and culture

June 12, 2019

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

What would it mean to the people your library service serves if they had the opportunity to connect with research on health, society and culture, in a safe space, on a topic that was meaningful to the...

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Celebrating the Carnegie Legacy in 2017

June 12, 2019

On 19 June in London, CILIP will be celebrating the 80 th anniversary of the CILIP-Carnegie Medal – the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Meanwhile, here in Dunfermline...

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Community Planning Statements of Progress: Jellybeans, rocket men and data

June 11, 2019

by Gráinne Walsh, Head of Consultancy, Stratagem

On Monday 3 June, as part of its Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland project , the Carnegie UK Trust brought together Community Planning, data and communications colleagues from the 11 councils a...

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Joining up the dots: Powering the Future for Civil Society in Ireland

June 7, 2019

by Hannah Ormston, Policy & Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Charitable organisations play a central role and are an integral component of public life in Ireland. In May, I attended The Wheel’s annual conference in Dublin which brought together organisations ...

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Public places and digital spaces

June 6, 2019

By Jake Millar, Single Digital Presence Project Officer, The British Library 

In a rapidly changing world, a thriving network of public libraries remains one of the hallmarks of a civilised society. But as the world goes increasingly digital, what kind of online experience do p...

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Are we there yet? The first two years of Community Planning

May 31, 2019

By Gráinne Walsh, Head of Consultancy, Stratagem

With a newly elected cohort of Councillors getting to grips with their roles and responsibilities, what lessons will they learn from the first two years of Community Planning  and how will they apply...

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The challenge is now to use better measures of progress to build better lives

May 24, 2019

by Paul Allin, Visiting Professor of statistics, Imperial College London, chair of the Advisory Panel of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, and former director of the UK Measuring National Wellbeing Programme.

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 series...

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Culture, creativity and conversation: thinking about tomorrow’s towns

May 14, 2019

by Issy Petrie, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

The V&A, Dundee Towns and their future are increasing being debated in media and policy circles. A narrative of Britain’s towns as ‘left behind’ can proliferate, presenting...

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