The Westminster and Holyrood Governments publish a number of reports that may contain useful information for scientists. These include:
Health Sciences/Sports Studies
The Scottish Health Survey looks at the health of people living in private households in Scotland. It covers areas such as general health and long-term conditions, mental health and wellbeing, eating habits and levels of physical activity. A technical report giving in-depth information about how the survey was conducted is also available.
Reports on the correlations between socio-economic deprivation and mental wellness, life expectancy, risk of heart attack, low birth-weight, etc.
Sets out “the opportunities, challenges and the priority recommendations for action … to realise Scotland’s full potential in offshore wind”. According to this report “Scotland has an estimated 25% of Europe’s offshore wind potential”.
The Energy Efficiency Action Plan sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to energy efficiency and microgeneration of energy.
Statistics on qualifications achieved by students at Scottish colleges and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the first destinations of qualifiers from HEIs.