POWER HOURS RETURN FOR 2023
Next year we’re going to take a closer look at the experiences of many women in public life in online events chaired by our Centre Director, Kezia Dug...
CENTRE JOINS FORCES WITH THE CABINET OFFICE
The John Smith Centre has joined forces with the UK Government’s Cabinet Office to run a series of public service masterclass events at the University...
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR PARLIAMENTARY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Applications are now open for all 3rd an...
CELEBRATING OUR EMERGING LEADERS
We were thrilled to host our first development weekend for participants of our M...
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
We are very saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Her lifetime of public service and dedication to the nation will be remembered for...
JOHN SMITH CENTRE TO ADDRESS JOHN & PAT HUME FOUNDATION CONFERENCE
It's almost 25 years since the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, but how much has our political system changed in that time? In Northern Ireland the agre...
INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME NOMINATED FOR SAMEE AWARD
We were thrilled to learn that our Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme had been nominated in the category for 'Outstanding Young Leader' at the...
DUGDALE APPOINTED PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE
The John Smith Centre’s Director Kezia Dugdale is set to take on additional responsibilities at the University of Glasgow as its newly appointed Profe...
JOIN US AT THE EDINBURGH BOOK FESTIVAL!
We are delighted that our Centre Director, Kezia Dugdale, has been asked to chair several events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
WATCH BACK: ALISON EVISON POWER HOUR
Earlier this month, we were delighted to be joined by Alison Evison to discuss the outcome of the Scottish local elections. Alison was re-elected as a...
WATCH BACK: DOES THE HOUSE OF COMMONS NEED URGENT REFORM?
We were delighted to be joined by Dr Hannah White from the Institute for Government to discuss her her book - "Held in Contempt: What's wrong with the...
WATCH BACK: CENTRE DIRECTOR ON POLITICS SCOTLAND
[su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/gckUdGS4PI0"] Our Centre Director, Kezia Dugdale was a guest on this week's Politics Scotland to discuss the miso...