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Funding and Collaborations
University Of Glasgow
Public Trust in Politics
Proximity to Power & Public life
Health of Democracy
David Muir Speaker Series
Browse through the John Smith Centre’s publications, including our
Trilogy on Trust
reports which look at young people and trust, women and trust and low income and trust.
The Age Gap
Young People and Trust
The Gender Gap
Women and Trust
The Income Gap
Low Income and Trust
How can we build trust in politics and public institutions?
Read our research note in partnership with IPPR.
Read research note
The Academic Understanding of Public Service
This report outlines the first stage literature review for the interdisciplinary project “The Public Understanding of Public Service”.
The Concept of Public Service
This briefing breaks the concept of 'public service' into its component parts and discusses how public service has been treated - explicitly and implicitly - in the academic and practitioner literature.
The Public Understanding of Public Service
This report presents findings from a survey of British adults on their attitudes to public service, providing an initial overview of the public understanding of public service.