Urban Segregation and Inequality

Housing estate named most deprived area in the country - The Herald

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 00:00

In this Herald Scotland article by Kate Devlin, Professor Nick Bailey reflects on the latest Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation figures and discusses the decentralisation of poverty. 


Cities will just be playgrounds for rich if poor keep being pushed to suburbs

In this blog post, published in The Conversation, Professor Nick Bailey and Dr Jonathan Minton discuss the increasing suburbanisation of poverty across Scotland’s four cities.

Third of local authorities report rise in deprivation - The Times

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 00:00

Poverty is increasing in large areas of Scotland, according to a new report on deprivation which opposition politicians said should serve as a “wake-up call” for SNP ministers.

In this article by Marc Horne of The Times, Professor Nick Bailey discusses the latest SIMD dataset and what this means for the decentralisation of poverty. 


Losing more slowly in matters of life and death

AQMeN Research Fellow Dr Jonathan Minton blogs on life couse hurdles and mortality risk, using Lexis surface visualisation to illustrate the variations in risk for different demographic groups. 

Read Jon's blog post in full 


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