Laura Robertson is a Senior Researcher at the Poverty Alliance. Her areas of interest include participatory and peer-led research and she has worked on a range of projects including an evaluation of Universal Credit in Glasgow, research on lived experience of poverty in Edinburgh and supporting community organisations to develop their own evidence to make change through the Knowledge is Power programme.


Leading the way: the benefits and challenges of supporting community-led action research

Day 1, 23 March, 10.15am

This session is co-delivered by Andrew Paterson and Laura Robertson



The Poverty Alliance is the national anti-poverty network in Scotland, with almost 400 members from across civil society, and including people with direct experience of poverty. Our vision is of a sustainable Scotland free of poverty, with dignity and social and economic justice for all. To help contribute to achieving that vision we seek to work with individuals, organisations and communities to affect change in the distribution of power and resources.


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