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ONS Economic Forums on the road

The ONS would like to invite you to their ONS Economic Forums that are being held across the country over the next few months. These forums will give you an opportunity to hear about the current state of the UK …

A Critical Friend

Are you new to research and evaluation or have been asked to oversee a study as an additional part of a broader role?

Or perhaps you are a Programme Manager charged with coordinating a peer research study with volunteers?

If …

Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health.


The certificate is aimed at …

Short courses

The University of Manchester – Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research offers training in research methods and quantitative data analysis and is aimed at academics and applied researchers in the public and private sectors.

They run introductory, intermediate to advanced …

Data Analyst

Start date: November 2017
Location: Edinburgh

GeoWise helps Public Sector and Not-for-Profit organisations create effective evidence-bases and local information web sites to engage funders, policy-makers and partners. We do this by creating and delivering innovative services and software to …

Research, Policy and Planning: LARIA’s newly acquired journal

As newsletter readers will know, the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) and LARIA are now merged. LARIA members may not be aware that SSRG has been publishing a peer review journal – Research Policy and Planning – for the past …

Knowledge and Skills Needs: Call for Evidence

Would you like the opportunity to help shape the UK’s Social Science Capability?

The Economic and Social Research Council, the UK’s primary funder of academic social science is trying to better understand the social science knowledge and skills needs in …

CFOA Services Ltd – Evidencing the Decision Research and Data Conference

Monday 9th October

Mecure Holland House, Bristol

The CFOA are delighted to be holding a Research and Data Conference.

With reduced resources FRS’s are facing the reality of needing to be more effective about how they use the data and …

SRA – Digital Engagement Officer

About the role

The Social Research Association (SRA) is seeking a self-motivated, creative and experienced Digital Engagement Officer to develop and lead an expanding digital strategy for the organisation.  The role will encompass marketing and communications, community building, web editing, …

Autumn Social Care Workforce Research Unit/Making Research Count events

Upcoming events this Autumn

Services for people with autism who are not eligible for adult social care : Thursday 5 October 2017 at King’s College London. Andrew Carpenter

This session is  led by  led by Andrew Carpenter, the London Coordinator …

Introduction to using linked administrative data for social and health research

27th November – 1st December 2017

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh​

The course will offer a theoretical and practical introduction to accessing and working with linked administrative data, covering topics including: ethics and confidentiality, public …

The Balance of Care approach: supporting integrated care planning

The Balance of Care approach: supporting integrated care planning

Dr Paul Forte

Balance of Care provides a ‘whole system’ approach strategic planning and commissioning of long-term care services across a complete local health and social care economy. The largest group …

Research, Policy and Planning 32(3) – new edition

What’s inside this edition?
RPP 32(3) features an evaluation of the impact on values and attitudes of students of a social work curricula module relating to substance misuse and working with substance misusers; a paper conceptualising an alternative ‘blueprint’ approach …

Data Analyst

Job Reference : 01384 Location : Layden House, Farringdon Closing Date : 01/09/2017 Salary : £35,959 pa (including London weighting) Employment Type : Fixed term, full-time Department : Workforce, Leadership & Productivity Directorate

Hours per week : 35

Maternity cover …

Insight Manager (Intelligence)

Location Civic Centre 4, Coventry City Council Salary £45,412 – £48,727 per annum Closing Date 20 Aug 2017 Job Ref COV000009210

Contract Type Full time permanent

Coventry City Council is looking for a highly skilled Intelligence Manager with substantial experience …