Sarah Minty

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Sarah is currently working with Professor Sheila Riddell on the ESRC project  Higher Education in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence. Since starting in educational research almost ten years ago, Sarah has worked on numerous projects - at the Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling, and at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE) at London Metropolitan University. Her work has covered a range of educational settings, including schools, vocational education, higher education, and supplementary schools.

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It’s safe to assume that HE policies in the rest of the UK will continue to have an impact on the future of HE in Scotland, whatever the outcome next week. Sarah Minty of CREID discusses. As we reach the final days of the referendum campaign, amid what is looking like an increasingly close result, i... Read more
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This working paper presents findings from research undertaken with young people as part of the ESRC project ‘Higher Education in Scotland, the devolution settlement and the referendum on independence’. Interviews were conducted with 148 young people aged 14 to 19.  The interviews were designed to co... Read more
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by Sarah Minty, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID) *There are still a few places left for our seminar: The future of higher education in Scotland and the UK, to be held at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on 29 January. Speakers include Michael... Read more
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Guest post by Sarah Minty, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Education, Inclusion and Diversity (CREID), University of Edinburgh One of the fundamental principles underpinning the Scottish education system is the meritocratic idea that, irrespective of social background, all children should ha... Read more
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Latest blogs

  • 19th February 2019

    Over the course of the UK’s preparations for withdrawing from the EU, the issue of the UK’s own internal market has emerged as an issue of concern, and one that has the potentially significant consequences for devolution. Dr Jo Hunt of Cardiff University examines the implications.

  • 12th February 2019

    CCC Fellow Professor Daniel Wincott of Cardiff University examines how Brexit processes have already reshaped territorial politics in the UK and changed its territorial constitution.

  • 7th February 2019

    The future of agriculture policy across the United Kingdom after Brexit is uncertain and risky, according to a new paper by Professor Michael Keating of the Centre on Constitutional Change. Reforms of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy over recent years have shifted the emphasis from farming to the broader concept of rural policy. As member states have gained more discretion in applying policy, the nations of the UK have also diverged, according to local conditions and preferences.

  • 4th February 2019

    In our latest report for the "Repatriation of Competences: Implications for Devolution" project, Professor Nicola McEwen and Dr Alexandra Remond examine how, in the longer term, Brexit poses significant risks for the climate and energy ambitions of the devolved nations. These include the loss of European Structural and Investment Funds targeted at climate and low carbon energy policies, from which the devolved territories have benefited disproportionately. European Investment Bank loan funding, which has financed high risk renewables projects, especially in Scotland, may also no longer be as accessible, while future access to research and innovation funding remains uncertain. The removal of the EU policy framework, which has incentivised the low carbon ambitions of the devolved nations may also result in lost opportunities.

  • 1st February 2019

    The outcome of the various Commons votes this week left certain only that the Government would either secure an amended deal and put it to a meaningful vote on Wednesday 13 February, or in the overwhelmingly likely absence of this make a further statement that day and table another amendable motion for the following day, the Groundhog Day that may lead to a ‘St Valentine’s Day Massacre’ for one side or the other. Richard Parry assesses the further two-week pause in parliamentary action on Brexit

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