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Stiglitz Challenge to Higher Education in Scotland – Overview of Talk in Edinburgh

This blog article was published by The Bella Calendonia blog on the 30th of August, 2014.   Stiglitz enlightened challenge to Scottish Education BY BELLACALEDONIA on AUGUST 30, 2014 • ( 8 ) By Douglas Robertson Last week Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics, set out the case for public, not private funding of tertiary education […]

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Step Change for Innovation in Scotland: How to Massively Increase the Supply of Venture Capital in Scotland

This talk was given recently by the Academic Entrepreneur at the Business School of the University of Edinburgh.   See: http://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/about/events/53f3162126382c041f22296d/step-change-for-innovation-in-   Slides can be found here: http://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/eclub/news-and-events/?a=68277   A video will be posted on YouTube and linked here as well, and photos published within the month.

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Polish Migrants in Scotland

Polish_migrants_in_Scotland_2014 For a link to the .pdf: Polish migrants in Scotland: voting behaviours and engagement in the Scottish independence referendum   This report from the Centre for Population Change (CPC) from the University of South Hampton was published recently and highlighted on the University of Edinburgh’s Future of the UK and Scotland website by Coree […]

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University of Edinburgh – MOOC on the Scottish Referendum

The University of Edinburgh has launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) today on the Scottish Referendum. See the news here on BBC News Scotland Politics.   The six week course launched on the 25th of August 2014  is entitled “Towards Scottish Independence? Understanding the Referendum” More information can be found on the course MOOC […]

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Research Project: Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum

Today the Academic Entrepreneur submitted a research project proposal “Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum” on Experiment.com .  Upon its launch a new blog post will be posted.   Experiment.com, a new way to raise funds for research,  was hatched at Paul Graham’s Y-Combinator  and launched on February 5th, 2014.  It has been described […]

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The Israeli Model: Mode for an Independent Scotland? Major Policy Implications

The New Scientist published a recent article “Ape Israel to build a start-up Nation” by Jessica Griggs in Edinburgh.  It suggested that much could be learned from the ecology and policies of Israel.  The Academic Entrepreneur gave a talk on this entitled “The Phenomenon of Global Technology Leadership:  The Israeli Model” in March of 2010 to […]

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The Imagination Economy: Scotland as a Spinout launch

The Imagination Economy: Scotland as a Spinout talk and eBook has been launched on Kickstarter. Find the link here: The campaign is 31 days and ends on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.  The discourse series will start in July in Scotland and run through the end of August.   And the video as well is here. […]

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