We are running an event in the Scottish Parliament, sponsored by Patrick Harvie MSP, to promote the site and its latest functionality. It will give attendees the opportunity to see a demonstration to help them get the most of out WhatScotlandThinks.org and then try it out for themselves. It is taking place in Committee Room Two in the Scottish Parliament on October 8th from 6.00 to 8.00 pm (with registration from 5.00 to 5.45), and will include a round-up of the latest polls on Scottish independence by Professor John Curtice.
As regulars of this site know, it has been designed to lets users explore all available polling and survey data on public attitudes towards the country’s constitutional future, including data from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey. It also offers expert analysis from Professor John Curtice and guest bloggers. It is run by the independent charity ScotCen Social Research with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Tuesday October 8th 6.00 to 8.00 pm, Committee Room Two, Scottish Parliament
Registration 5.00 – 5.45 pm
Speakers: 6.00 – 6.30 pm
Simon Anderson, Director, ScotCen Social Research – Introducing ScotCen Social Research
Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Principal, Edinburgh University and Co-ordinator of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland – Social Science and the Independence Referendum
John Curtice, Research Consultant, ScotCen Social Research – Introduction to the site and round-up of the latest polls
Interactive session plus drinks and canapés 6.30 – 8.00
To book your place please email Annie.Wild@ScotCen.org.uk. It is free to attend but prior booking is essential due to security at the Scottish Parliament.
Guests are advised to arrive in good time to allow for time for security checks and to enter via the Public Entrance on Horse Wynd. Prior to attending the event please contact the event organiser if you have any specific access requirements or if you require personal assistance in the event of an evacuation.