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Learning as we go…

By Kate Stokes and Nicki Boothman, Corporate Research and Consultation Officers at Kirklees Council

What makes a good researcher in a changing public sector world?

We don’t have all the answers and we’d love to hear your ideas! – But …

Getting animated about presenting research findings to young people

By Sarah Thurgood, Public Health Intelligence Project Officer, Kirklees Council

Here in Kirklees we’ve carried out a Children and Young People’s Survey of pupils in years 7, 9 and 12. The survey itself took place via 26 schools and colleges …

Enhancing intelligence through collaborative working – experiences from the Kirklees Local Plan

By Jamie Tasker and Zoe Taylor, Geographic Research and Information Officers at Kirklees Council

As individuals who job share in both the Planning Policy and Research and Intelligence teams, we have a distinctive position in facilitating and observing cooperative working …

Supporting our councillors to make effective use of local intelligence

Former Y&H Local Network Co-ordinator Alison Monkhouse is now part of a project team designing a New Councillor Programme for Kirklees in collaboration with the Local Government Association (LGA).

The purpose of this 18-month development programme is to ensure that …