Registers of Scotland challenge Adam Smith Business School students

Blog by Fiona McKie, Head of Innovation at RoS One of the best things about working in innovation at RoS is that I get to be involved in activities that allow us to collaborate externally and work with people from different sectors, professional backgrounds or perspectives, achieving outcomes that would not have been possible if taken from a single viewpoint. The University of Glasgow Adam … Continue reading Registers of Scotland challenge Adam Smith Business School students

Student sponsorship: Catch up with Michael Arthur

As you might remember, as part of our year-long series of events and partnerships to mark 400 years of the General Register of Sasines, we sponsored a Masters in research at the University of Glasgow. We caught up with Michael Arthur, the student undertaking the degree, several times during his studies. His thesis is now complete, and so we spoke with him again to see … Continue reading Student sponsorship: Catch up with Michael Arthur

On our registers: University of Glasgow and the Western Infirmary

At Registers of Scotland (RoS) we have centuries of history on our registers, from the 400-year-old General Register of Sasines to the modern, digital map-based Land Register of Scotland. This is the first in a series of articles that examines in depth some of the more interesting or unusual titles on our registers. For this first article we’re in Glasgow, looking at the former Western … Continue reading On our registers: University of Glasgow and the Western Infirmary

Masters degree sponsorship: Student update!

Blog post by Julie Grant, communications officer at RoS. Back in August 2016 we told you about RoS’ sponsorship of a Masters in research at the University of Glasgow as part of a year-long series of events and partnerships helping to mark the 400th anniversary of our oldest register, the General Register of Sasines. We last spoke to Michael Arthur, the student undertaking the degree, … Continue reading Masters degree sponsorship: Student update!