Publications and Outputs
Access to outdoor recreation by older people in Scotland (2016) - This report details research on access to outdoor recreation for older people.
Poverty and social exclusion in urban and rural areas of Scotland - Poverty and Social Exclusion UK Survey 2012 Working Paper
Rural Scotland Key Facts 2015
Mapping Flood Disadvantage in Scotland 2015 - This research identifies and maps the neighbourhoods in Scotland that are most disadvantaged by flooding. It looks at the likelihood of an area being flooded and the socio-demographic characteristics of people who live there. The research found that whilst there are no simple equality patterns in those at risk of flooding, older people and disabled people were less able to cope during and after flooding events.
Green health project (James Hutton Institute et al, 2014) – This research explored relationships between green space and adult’s physical and mental health in urban areas, using a range of methods and disciplinary approaches. Results are available by age, gender and income/deprivation.
The Experience of Rural Poverty in Scotland: Qualitative Research with Organisations Working with People Experiencing Poverty in Rural Areas (2009)
Factors inluencing rural migration decisions in Scotland (2010) - This study coordinates evidence of the factors influencing rural migration decisions in Scotland, and ascertains the implications for policy. It focuses on age/life-stage related factors.
Housing issues for older people in rural areas (2008) - This think piece offers expert reflections on policy actions inferred from the evidence base on older people's housing and support needs in rural Scotland.
All Our Futures: planning for a Scotland with an ageing population. The evidence base (2007)
Growing up in rural Scotland (2008) - This report uses data from the Growing up in Scotland ( GUS) study to explore what is distinctive about growing up in rural, remote and small-town Scotland in comparison with urban Scotland. Findings are based on the first sweep of GUS, which involved interviews with the main carers of 5,217 children aged 0-1 years old and 2,859 children aged 2-3 years old, carried out between April 2005 and March 2006.
Drivers of youth out-migration from rural Scotland (Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 2008)