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Could you be the new Chair of LARIA?

The Chair of LARIA since 2012, Neil Wholey, is standing down at the May 2018 Annual Conference. All LARIA Full Members can stand for election to the LARIA Council, including the position of Chair.

With the AGM coming up all …

New edition of Research Policy and Planning is out now

Research Policy and Planning 33(1), the journal of SSRG in LARIA, is out now. It features an insightful article from authors who offer an analysis of findings from a series of ‘community of practice’ meetings which brought together academics, social …

GDPR IS COMING

Later this year new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be introduced in the UK and this legislation updates data protection laws for the digital age. While no one could question the benefit of extending the rights of data subjects, …

MRS Roadshows

The MRS team are on the road again in 2018, presenting at Roadshow events around the UK. These informal events are a great way to find out what is planned for MRS and the sector in 2018, hear the latest …

Making Research Count – upcoming workshops

A series of free workshops on Learning Disability Research, for 2018

17 April 2018 Peter McGill, Tizard Centre – Interventions for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour

12 June 2018 Jon Symonds, Bristol University – Fathers with learning disabilities…

Upcoming Courses

22nd February: Multilevel Modelling

This one-day course begins with a description of some examples where multilevel models are useful in statistical analysis and some examples of multilevel populations. We then cover the basic theory of multilevel models including random intercept …

Answering Social Science Questions With Social Media Data

Where: Wellcome Institute in London

When: 8th March 2018 09:30 – 17:00

Cost: £115 for general delegates (or £95 for SRA members).

Speakers from a range of backgrounds will talk about their experiences of using social media in their research, …

Research Manager

Salary: £30,090 – £33,387
Hours: 37 hours
Location: Wakefield District
Reference no. W020/18

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can manage and develop research projects in a bright and creative environment?

An exciting opportunity has arisen delivering …

Insight and Intelligence Portfolio Manager

Cheshire West and Chester Council
Salary: £48,606 – £52,157 pa
Permanent, 37 Hours per week
Location: Chester

 

Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Insight and Intelligence Management Team, leading on the use of data to drive …

Wirral Council – Performance Management Officer

Salary: £31288 – £34196 band PO4

Location: Wallasey Town Hall

Permanent 36 hours / week

 

A Performance Management Officer vacancy has arisen in Wirral Intelligence Service based within Wirral Council.  Performance management plays a vital role in improvement, good …

LARIA Annual Conference 2018 – Book now

Shaping the place – the role of local area intelligence
Tues 22 – Wed 23 May 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

The LARIA Annual Conference programme is now available and registration is open. This year the conference is taking place …

SRA Training Courses

SRA has added two new courses to their Training Course Programme for 2018.

Details are below along with a list of courses taking place in the coming 3 months in Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Manchester and Nottingham.

NEW COURSE – 12 …

Adult Social Work Survey

The Adult Social Work Priority Setting Partnership wants to find out what research needs to happen in future to make social work with adults even better.  To do that, they have made a survey that they would like people to …

Social Care Workforce Research Unit/Making Research Count events

Upcoming events

Circles of Support and Accountability: a trauma based approach which addresses harmful sexual behaviour Tuesday 23 January 2018 at King’s College London

This workshop will be led by Lorenzo Picco, Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Project Worker …

Is internal migration slowing down?

Thursday, 11 January 2018
Venue: Parish Hall, London School of Economics

A meeting to celebrate the publication of ‘Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?’, convened jointly by the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) and …