University of Strathclyde
Building more social homes could add billions to Scotland’s post-pandemic economic recovery, says former RBS chief economist
The economic and wellbeing case for building more social homes in Scotland has been laid out in a major new report by Stephen Boyle, former chief economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Published 28 September 2020
Scotland's GDP could contract by around 20-25% if the government-imposed coronavirus restrictions remain in place for three months, the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute has warned.
Published 8 April 2020
Property law can seem boring and unimportant to some people at times. In the face of a crisis, property law often seems decidedly unimportant. People need to live somewhere, though, and opportunistic and/or thoughtless landlords might use a situation of crisis (or be completely or wilfully oblivious to a crisis) such that tenants find themselves in a sticky situation. Rent control in the
Published 23 March 2020
The University of Strathclyde has joined the European Green Initiative that will design innovative factories to support the transformation of 22 million homes in Europe which must become energy-neutral before 2050.
Published 3 September 2019
The link between housing and health will be underlined by leading academic and former chief medical officer for Scotland, Prof. Sir Harry Burns, who has been confirmed as a new speaker at ‘Ramping Up’, the Housing First Scotland Conference, on 22 May in Edinburgh.
Published 18 April 2019
A new Housing Mediation Project has been launched by the University of Strathclyde to be led by recently-appointed Carolyn Hirst as project development worker.
Published 17 August 2018
The UK government has announced the winners of a £25 million competition to pave the way for a future rollout of 5G technology in the UK.
Published 14 March 2018
Glasgow has sufficient available vacant land to help alleviate fuel poverty in the city given the right technology and investment, according to scientists at the University of Strathclyde.
Published 3 October 2017
More than €4 million has been awarded to Glasgow City Council to develop sustainable solutions tackling issues such as fuel poverty, ageing infrastructure and air quality on its new smart street district.
Published 28 July 2017
The Scottish Government must grasp its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector and provide strong vision for Scotland’s future energy system, according to a group of leading energy experts.
Published 23 January 2017
Professor Karen Turner and Dr Fiona Riddoch from the University of Strathclyde Centre for Energy Policy outline why new thinking shows energy efficiency investment can cut costs, improve health and boost the economy.
Published 17 October 2016
Leading economists have today backed calls for greater investment in energy efficiency in Scotland, calling it one of the best ways to drive up economic activity and tackle cold homes.
Published 12 September 2016
A team of British architects have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) after years of research into poor indoor air quality in modern homes.
Published 16 October 2015