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Something worth sharing…

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Tony Fitzpatrick, Director, Regional Observatory “The attached link will give you a 10 minute overview of the truly inspirational work of Jeremy Rifkin, these days a major influence on national government policy thinkers including the EU. Here he describes the paradigm-shift he sees as ‘the third industrial revolution’ and the ‘new collaborative commons’. While he… Continue reading

The Crichton Care Campus – possibilities for research and development

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By Professor David Clark   Is it possible to imagine a learning campus, like Crichton, which also has an added dimension – intergenerational living with an emphasis on meeting the care needs of people at different stages of life? Could it have a particular focus on the housing and care needs of older people who… Continue reading

Hello and Welcome!

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Hello and Welcome! You have reached the Crichton Institutes Blog. We’ve been having discussions with a growing number of people, organisations and interest groups since we set up the institute in early 2013. We are a collective of the main academic partners on the Crichton campus in Dumfries in rural South West Scotland, (University of… Continue reading