Health inequalities session

Guest blog: Improving health – can radical income policies make an impact?

Olivia HamiltonMRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences UnitSchool of Health & Wellbeing University of Glasgow In collaboration with the Poverty Alliance, our team at the University of Glasgow have been running a project to explore ways in which income related policies might be able to reduce health inequalities. This is particularly important given the current … Read more

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Blog: In-work poverty in Scotland – learning from the Serving the Future project

Dr Laura Robertson,Senior Research Officer,The Poverty Alliance New research from the Serving the Future project has found that there is a lack of support for low-paid workers and employers in the hospitality sector in Scotland. Serving the Future, a collaboration between the Poverty Alliance, the Fraser of Allander Institute, and the Institute for Inspiring Children’s … Read more

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New Challenges: Working towards better experiences of child maintenance

Fiona McHardy Research & Information Manager Click here to read our report! When we think about children and young people’s needs, we often think about parents and caregivers as the central people in their lives. We don’t immediately consider the structures that support them, but these are critical to the success of those parenting and … Read more

PhD opportunity to explore poverty and mental health

The Poverty Alliance is delighted to be collaborating with Strathclyde Centre for Health Policy, Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, The UK Mental Health Foundation and New York University Silver School of Social Work on this PhD opportunity. Poverty and Mental Health The PhD at Strathclyde will examine the role that community based organisations can … Read more

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