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CommonwelathgamesCommonwealth Games organisers have produced a Glasgow 2014 Factsheet that outlines the history of the event, information on the participating countries and the venues for each event. There is also a Game On Scotland site that “aims to provide inspiration and learning and teaching opportunities related to Glasgow 2014 and other momentous events happening throughout Scotland in the coming years”.


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Here are some potentially useful government publications from December (and a few more from November too):


Higher Education

Building a Smarter Future: Towards a Sustainable Scottish Solution for the Future of Higher Education

This Green Paper aims to encourage responses that will inform the Government’s HE strategy.  A summary version is also available.


Sports Studies

Evaluation of the Cashback for Communities ‘Schools of Football’ programme

An evaluation of the Schools of Football programme, which “offers a school-based diversionary activity to young people between the ages of 12-14 years”.

A Games Legacy for Scotland — Annual Update 2010

A progess report on the legacy planning for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Biological Sciences/Earth Sciences/Environmental Sciences

 Statistical Publication: Agriculture Series: Final Results from 2010 June Agricultural Census

Gives statistics such as number of people employed in agriculture, area used for production of crops, number of animals raised, etc.  Includes 10 year trends for many statistics.


Health Sciences

Healthy Lives, Healthy People

Department of Health document about the new public health strategy for England.

Food and Drink in Scotland: Key Facts 2010

Includes fruit and vegetable consumption, obesity levels, distance to supermarket, etc.

Biological Sciences/Chemistry/Health Sciences/Physics

Introducing New Technologies into the NHS Scotland – A Practical Guide for Industry 

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