Artificial Intelligence (AI) public engagement work in Scotland

What is the project? Democratic Society have been working in partnership with The Data Lab and Scottish Government on public engagement for development of Scotland’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)  Strategy. Our aims are to increase knowledge and awareness of the strategy and AI, and to capture the views and ideas of different people across Scotland about […]

What is Co-Production in 2020? Join our Public Square webinar as we explore ‘democracy in action’

Join Public Square and our panel of experts for our first event on Co-Production taking place on 8th July, 1500-1630 UK time. We’ll hear as they share how they’ve tackled issues of inclusion, empowerment and equality. We’ll explore why they believe Co-Production and greater participation may hold the answers to strengthening UK democracy whilst delivering […]

How will COVID change how councils work?

Our Anthony Zacharzewski (and the wider team here) have been putting to some thought to this big question over recent weeks. In the Local Government Chronicle article published today, Anthony shares how we think COVID presents us all an opportunity for reshaped engagement. Social distancing has seen participation processes at local and national level shift […]