News and events

The Scottish Government has published a new Restorative Justice Action Plan, which sets out its vision for high-quality restorative justice services, and the steps required to meet the aim of widely available provision across Scotland by 2023.…

Josie Vallely, Project Manager at Iriss, provides her reflections on two Fringe by Design events – the International Design in Government Conference and the associated Design with All event, led by the ALLIANCE.

I prepared for this week…

It's Refugee Week (17-23 June) and the theme is 'Different pasts, shared future'. On 20 June, Refugee Festival Scotland will launch to celebrate the contribution refugee communities make to life in Scotland – the food and drink, music and…

 

The Social Work Scotland Annual Conference and Exhibition is being held on 12 and 13 June at the Crieff Hydro. 

The theme for 2019 - Rights, relationships and recognition - will aim to profile how the core values of social…

The fantastic achievements of those working in social services was celebrated on 5 June at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh. The awards recognise the hard work, creativity and dedication of the people and organisations that support and…

We've published an Iriss Insight on the topic of social pedagogy and it's relevance for Scottish social welfare.
 

Written by Mark Smith (University of Dundee) and Sebastian Monteaux (Abertay University and NHS Tayside), it…

Andy Archer facilitating HOW workshop

We're running two of our very well received and regarded 'How to communicate with impact' workshops in June.

Both will be held at our offices in Glasgow. 

4 June - HOW to communicate…

Fancy joining our small, creative team at Iriss? 

We're currently seeking an Information Specialist - a researcher, librarian or information professional - to join our Evidence Search and Summary Service, and a Project Manager (Innovation…

We're pleased to announce our annual activity review for 2018/19, which summarises our work over the year, and the difference that we've made to social services in Scotland.

Open the 2018/19 Iriss activity review.

This year, we launch a project titled 'Navigating evidence' which aims to equip newly qualified practitioners with the skills and confidence to access evidence relevant for practice, improvement and learning. As part of this, we will create a…