Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:18:00 BST
Approximately 15% of greenhouse gas emissions come from livestock. However, public awareness of livestock's role in causing climate change remains low. UofG research has driven media coverage and promoted a ‘meat tax’ as a viable policy option for the first time.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:34:00 BST
One in 10 women and one in 50 men in Scotland has experienced rape. However, there are enduring concerns about the criminal justice response. UofG research has informed the development of a new national advocacy model to support victim-survivors throughout the criminal justice process.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:37:00 BST
More than 3.5 million people are subject to imprisonment and/or penal supervision across Europe. UofG research explains how and why people cease and refrain from offending through a process known as ‘desistance’, which supports reintegration into society after punishment.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:43:00 BST
Between 2010–2018, local government budgets were cut in real terms by 29% in England and 8.5% in Scotland. UofG-led research has helped to mitigate the consequences of these cuts for services relied upon by poorer households.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:40:00 BST
El Salvador has extreme rates of non-lethal violence, in particular gender-based violence. UofG research has underpinned the Oxfam-funded Program to Prevent Gender Violence, which has helped change attitudes towards gender-based violence.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:50:00 BST
The Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Organisation of 79 states in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific covers a wide array of policies. UofG research informed and supported a political deal on the renewal of the Agreement in 2020.