SGSAH Knowledge Exchange Hub Policy Day

Issued: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:00:00 BST

Via Zoom

Fri 30th October 2020, 10am-4pm

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We welcome you to a one-day online symposia exploring issues around research and policy exchange, with panellists and contributors from fields spanning SGSAH’s three Knowledge Exchange Hub themes: Creative Economies; Heritage; and Citizenship, Culture and Ethics. Following a morning panel there will be thematic break-out workshops, during which students will have the opportunity to discuss their research and network with sector representatives. Confirmed contributors for the day from industry and academia include:

  • Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling;
  • Chloe Riddell, Policy Manager, Children 1st;
  • Adam Jackson, Head of Policy, Historic Environment Scotland;
  • Ailsa MacFarlane, Policy & Strategy Manager, Built Environment Forum Scotland;
  • Rob Littlejohn, Head of Business, Scotland’s Futures Forum/Scottish Parliament;
  • Rebecca Braun, Professor of Modern Languages and Creative Futures, Lancaster University;
  • Zandra Yeaman, Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights/Hunterian;
  • Euan Leitch, Director of Built Environment Forum Scotland.

See below for full programme details. Sign up here to join us on the 30th October and we look forward to seeing you then. 

Programme

10.00am: Welcome and Introduction: Professor Claire Squires, SGSAH Director

10.15am- 12.15pm: Opening panel: ‘Framing the Discussion’, Chair: Professor Siân Jones, University of Stirling

• Introduction to SGSAH KE Hubs (Helen Kendrick, Partnerships Manager, SGSAH)

• Opening video: policy discussion between Dr Tom Smith, University of St Andrews, and Rob Littlejohn, Head of Business, Scotland’s Futures Forum/Scottish Parliament

• 5 minute break

• Live panel presentations: 5 minute ‘lightening’ talks focusing on research and policy exchange between the arts and humanities and heritage/creative industries/third sector:

o Ailsa Macfarlane, Policy & Strategy Manager - ‎Built Environment Forum Scotland

o Zandra Yeaman, Community and Campaigns Officer, The Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights

o Ben Thomas, Research Manager, Historic Environment Scotland

o Leonie Bell, Director, V&A Dundee

o Professor Paul Cairney, Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling

• 5 minute break

• Facilitated panel discussion on theory and practice of research and policy exchange

• Q&A with students (via Chat function in Zoom)

12.15 - 1.00pm: LUNCH BREAK

1.00pm - 2.45pm: Split into three breakout rooms on Zoom themed around the Hub areas with Hub leads and 2-3 experts from sector. Each Hub has sector experts who will lead discussion on policy needs, pathways, mechanisms for impact with active participation – debates/discussion specific to the individual Hub themes.

Heritage Hub break out – contributors

Chaired by Professor Siân Jones, University of Stirling/Professor Lorna Hughes, University of Glasgow

• Euan Leitch, Director, Built Environment Forum Scotland

• Ailsa Macfarlane, Policy & Strategy Manager, ‎Built Environment Forum Scotland

• Ben Thomas, Research Manager, Historic Environment Scotland

CCE Hub break out – contributors

Chaired by Dr Tom Smith, University of St Andrews and Hub Lead

• Chloe Riddell, Policy Manager, Children 1st

• Professor Rebecca Braun, Modern Languages and Creative Futures, Lancaster University

CE Hub break out – contributors

Chaired by Professor Christopher Murray, University of Dundee and Hub Lead

• Professor Janice Kirkpatrick, Founder/Creative Director, Graven

• Dr Justin Hunt, Relationship Manager, Arts Council England

2.45 - 3.00pm: BREAK

3.00pm - 4.00pm: Each of the three Hub Leads to feed back to a facilitated discussion and summary on overlapping/interdisciplinary issues, and key takeaways. Chaired by Professor Siân Jones and Professor Lynn-Sayers McHattie.