by Declan Murray Of course we are all familiar with North Sea oil (and gas); the boom it brought to Aberdeen’s economy and the centrality it plays in some versions of Scottish nationalism. Of course what we also know is that fossil-based fuels are increasingly untenable in the context of the climate and ecological emergencies […]
Counting George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio and Prince Harry among its visitors the Edinburgh-based social enterprise Social Bite is something of a celebrity in the city’s response to a persistent homeless population.
Get to grips with the city’s data scene with this short video introducing the work being done on date at the council, in universities and by social enterprises around the city.
In this blogpost, I will present four analytical tools to paint a more accurate picture of social entrepreneurship and community development in Edinburgh, Scotland: wicked problems, systems thinking, third places and granularity.
EdTech sector is by far one of the most growing sectors in the UK. If we consider that 97% of the young people aged 15-24 have basic digital skills in the UK and that Schools may invest 900 million pounds a year on this then there is a big opportunity for EdTech Social Enterprises (SEs) in Edinburgh to innovate and connect with the funding available.