Our work on education includes analysis of the representation of female staff in Scottish universities and a critique of the use of statistics in Scottish Government schools guidance for supporting children with transgender identities. We have also written about academic freedom, and our own experiences of academic publishing in Scotland.
Latest updates and analysis
Summary In October 2021 we submitted Freedom of Information requests to fifteen Scottish Universities asking whether each institution has a single-sex, female-only staff network or representative body, if so,...
5th January 2022
This analysis raises a range of concerns about the use of statistics in the Scottish Government publication ‘Supporting Transgender Pupils In Schools’.
19th August 2021
On 20 November Scottish Affairs published an advance online copy of our new article, ‘Losing Sight of Women’s Rights (Again), in which we defend an earlier paper, published by the...
21st November 2020
Statement about our Scottish Affairs article, and an effort from within Edinburgh University Press to prevent publication on the grounds that the analysis was transphobic.
1st August 2020