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Deputy Director, Statistical Best Practice and Impact

Business Area: ONS – Statistical Methods, Research and Innovation

Salary: Circa £70,000.00

Location: Newport, Wales, NP10 8XG
Titchfield, South East, PO15 5RR

Closing date: 6 Aug 2017

About the job

Job description

This is a unique opportunity to shape approaches …

Deputy Director, Head of Methodology

Business Area: ONS – Statistical Methods, Research and Innovation

Salary: Circa £70,000.00

Location:  Newport, Wales, NP10 8XG
Titchfield, South East, PO15 5RR

About the job

Job Description

Bringing innovative ideas to this senior executive role, you will drive a step …

The Improvement Service – Senior Analyst

Post Title: Senior Analyst

Salary: £31,585 – £42,758

Duration of contract: An initial 1 year contract is available for this post, with the possibility of extension beyond that period.

Location: iHub, Quarrywood Court, Livingston EH54 6AX. However, the post may …

Qa Research – Building Carer Friendly Communities

In a guest blog for Carers Week, EduCare’s Keir McDonald explores what more we can do to support the unsung army of unpaid carers.

Social care is one of the biggest challenges facing our society. The recent election only reaffirmed …

MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics (FT/PT) – places available

MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics (FT/PT)

http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/social-statistics/

The MSc programme provides a firm grounding in advanced quantitative methods, taught within an applied framework. The programme is designed to be accessible to people without a statistical background. It includes …

Why is….? What if….? So what…?

These are all questions that almost never get asked when analytical work is carried out.  We tend to give an answer to the question asked and move on to the next thing.  We are all busy doing our day to …

Qa Research – six steps to a pain-free public consultation

Ongoing financial pressures make further remodelling of public services inevitable. And if the change required is significant enough that often means a public consultation.
If this idea brings you out in a cold sweat don’t panic. Qa Research can help.  …

Improving the Child Protection System

Improving the Child Protection System

The EIF and LGA have published a new overview report on ‘Improving the effectiveness of the child protection system’. This new research identifies a number of interventions with proven results that have not been widely …

Social Research Association Annual Conference

Social Research Association Annual Conference
“Research in a Sceptical Age”
6 December 2017

Call for Workshop Presentations

The SRA are looking for abstracts for 20-minute workshop presentations, with a focus around one or more of these themes:
Getting the message …

British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference

British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference
6 – 8 September 2017

A wide range of subject areas covered in this enlightening three day conference at Liverpool University.

Do you want to know more about Critical & Theoretical Perspectives in …

Evaluation and Performance Analyst (Planning and Intelligence)

Borough: Westminster City Council Job category: Governance and Communications Contract type: Permanent FTE: Full Time Salary: £31,953 per annum Grade: WC Reward Band 3 Location: Westminster City Council Address: City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QP Closing Date: 19/06/2017 Ref…

Head of Social and Market Research

Are you looking for a change or a new challenge? A job working on the practical, cutting edge, topical issues of the day, and making a real difference in the fields of research and evaluation?

M·E·L Research is a national …

Public Health Research & Evaluation Manager

Are you looking for more variety? A job working on the practical, cutting edge, topical issues of the day, and making a real difference in the fields of research and evaluation?

M·E·L Research is a national centre for excellence in …

LARIA One Day Conference 2017 – Bookings open early August

“Supporting well-being through the life course”

Thursday, 9th November 2017, University of Liverpool, Foresight Centre

The programme is currently being finalised and bookings will open early August.

If you are interested in exhibiting at this year’s one day conference, full …

LARIA Research Impact Awards Winners 2017

The LARIA Research Impact Awards recognise the impact of research as a local level and showcase the very best work of our members. The winners were announced on the first day of the LARIA Conference at our awards dinner on …