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Sep 12, 2011

Dr Jim McCormick became Scotland Adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) in November 2007 and was previously director of independent think-tank the Scottish Council Foundation (SCF) for five years.

He is co-founder of a research partnership, McCormick-McDowell, and an Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr)...


Sep 12, 2011

Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy.

Nicola Sturgeon was born in Irvine in 1970 and educated at Greenwood Academy. She studied law at the University of Glasgow, where she graduated with LLB (Hons) and Diploma in Legal Practice.

Before entering the...


Sep 12, 2011

Philly Hare, Programme Manager, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Philippa Hare is a Programme Manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, working on JRF's Empowerment theme. She currently co-leads the 'A Better Life' programme on older people with high support needs, and the new 'Dementia and Society' programme. As a qualified...


Sep 8, 2011

Laura Steckley (part two), Why attachment matters: Please touch.

Recorded at the Scottish Attachment in Action Conference, Why attachment matters: please touch.

Music Credit: Increase the Dosage by Revolution void


Sep 8, 2011

Dr. Dan Hughes.

Recorded at the Scottish Attachment in Action Conference, Why attachment matters: please touch.

Music Credit: Increase the Dosage by Revolution void