Throughout the 2014 Scottish Referendum, the University of Edinburgh hosted a Massive Open Online Course ‘MOOC’, on the issues surrounding the referendum. This was followed in 2016 by a joint series with Cardiff University that focused on the 2016 elections to the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales.   […]

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Presentation by Rob Johns, Department of Government, University of Essex at the Department of Politics & International Relations,Royal Holloway, University of London, 30 September 2014. View pdf of presentation:

Why Scotland voted ‘No’


The Scottish independence referendum result raised questions for both the immediate and longer term future of Scotland and the rest of the UK. At ‘What next for Scotland?’ in October 2014, experts from the Centre on Constitutional Change offered some answers, looking at what happened on 18 September and what […]

Scottish Referendum Study preliminary results