There has been talk in recent years of the need to develop an upland vision for Scotland. But without also ensuring greater government and agency support for establishing locally-led partnerships it might prove difficult to achieve any such vision in practice.
This blog will summarise what we have learned so far using social network analysis with the ReSULTS project.
In 1775, at the start of the American Revolution, the British were determined to disarm the rebel militias and seize their military supplies.
The ResULTS team have produced a range of leaflets (PDF) which communicate aspects of the project in a graphical and colourful format.
A small world network’s resilience comes from a combination of its cluster which encourages cohesion and the interconnections between the clusters which encourages flows of information and ideas. Is there a small world network among Orkney’s livestock farmers? We do not know yet.
My name is Cornell Jackson and I am a social network analyst. I work on the ResULTS project trying to understand how social networks help or hinder the resilience of livestock agriculture. I am focused on the Orkney Islands.