Listening is Golden: but to listen you first need to be quiet

Getting great results requires listening. In our work we measure and analyze data to ensure our clients deliver the best possible service. But data doesn’t just mean numbers and graphs and statistics. Data can include lived experiences, how legal processes feel to a person, what social conditions mean when you live them every day, and […]
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Facts Are Chiels That Winna Ding: What Poetry Can Teach Us about Data

Alan Mackie in Atlanta, Georgia, at the replica cottage of Robert Burns's birthplace.
Tonight is Burns Night, a celebration of the life and work of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. This remembrance of the “ploughman poet” is not restricted to just Scotland. Tonight, Burns’ immortal memory will be toasted globally: from Edinburgh to Dunedin, from Edmonton to Durham, and from Eindhoven to Delhi. But what can Scotland’s greatest […
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GtD’s Transatlantic Team

For many of us the way in which we work has changed dramatically in the last two years. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many more of us now work from home or work remotely. Modern communications technology means that anyone can collaborate with colleagues on a different continent as easily as if they […]
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Meet Ammeline Wang Research Manager

Ammeline Wang joined GtD in June 2021, and we are delighted to welcome her to our team as research manager. In addition to her work with GtD, Ammeline is completing her PhD in criminology at the University of Manchester. Ammeline sat down with Alan Mackie to discuss her research background and her work with GtD. […]
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