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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 – Call for Papers

“Improving lives – How our research helps people age well, live healthier and supports the most vulnerable”

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

If you’ve got something to say then say it at the LARIA One-Day Conference. …

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 …

Connected Local Government Live Event

28 and 29 June, Birmingham

LARIA is partnering with Connected Local Government 2017: a festival of joined up thinking and events about a devolved and digitally enabled future

​To hear directly from Vicky Sargent, Programme Director of Connected Local Government …

LARIA working in partnership with CACI

LARIA, in partnership with CACI, aims to help members more effectively apply geodemographic segmentation to improve local areas and the lives of those who live there. By understanding more about our local populations we can ensure that limited resources are …

EIF National Conference

Early intervention is an increasingly prominent force across health, education, policing and many other policy areas concerned with improving the lives of children and young people and the effectiveness of our public services. As the UK evidence base grows, how …

Census Research User Conference 2017

22nd June, Royal Statistical Society, London

The Census Research User Conference has been organised by the UK Data Service Census Support Team in collaboration with the Census Offices.

This free conference will provide users and data creators with an opportunity …

NIHR ‘Health Future’: 20 Year Forward View

Research has to be forward-looking. There is a delay between research being conceptualised and published; and for research aiming to have an impact on practice or policy, there is a (usually much longer) delay between publication and uptake. REF impact …

LARIA Listens Event, Perth – A Summary

On Friday 21 April 2017 LARIA in Scotland had an interesting and informative event which explored the topic of Engaging Communities and Understanding Poverty. Presentations and discussions of the day included:

Learning from Participatory Budgeting in Paris: Coryn Barclay, Fife…

LARIA Listens in Perth: Engaging Communities and Understanding Poverty

This event takes place on 21st April 2017.

Key discussions will be:

Megan MacPherson, NHS Health Scotland – Place Standard Tool evaluation work. Alastair McAlpine, Scottish Government – Talking about what CPP’s need to support duty on Child Poverty.

For …

NHS Digital’s Findings from the Consultation on the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey

This consultation was undertaken to find out more about who uses the Survey and for what purposes, how useful the Survey findings are and any improvements that could be made.

The findings have now been published and a report outlining …

Recruitment and Retention in Adult Social Care

We would like to invite you to participate in a study to find out about recruitment and retention in adult social care and the impact of the 2014-2017 Adult Social Care Recruitment and Retention Strategy. The study is being carried …

RCUK Policy Internship Scheme: Call for Hosting Partners

The Research Councils UK invite applications from influential policy organisations to join the RCUK Policy Internship scheme in the capacity of a hosting partner for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 competitions.

The RCUK Policy Internship scheme provides the opportunity for Research …