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The OSS exists to inform, connect and challenge. Working with a wide network of Scottish and global partners and researchers, we engage everyone with an interest in sport, physical activity and health and wellbeing to identify knowledge gaps, and find, commission and communicate relevant research and evidence in order to inform solutions. We connect key stakeholders from local to national levels and use credible scientific evidence to address problems and shape sustainability in the provision of sport and physical activity. Key to that is using lived experiences of everyone from children to older people to challenge approaches that have led to declines in participation and contributed to poor health, as we turn the tide and enable more people to be active and Scotland to reap the benefits.