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Enter the LARIA Research Impact Awards 2017

The LARIA Research Impact Awards are the only awards specifically designed to showcase the work of those researching local areas. We welcome entries from across the public and private sector that show the value of this work in helping public …

Award Winner 2015: Best Use of Social Care or Health Research

From Conception to Delivery and Beyond: Lessons Learned through Evaluation of the Auntie Pam’s Pregnancy Advisory Service

Kirklees Council

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Social Care or Health Research

Summary:

What is Auntie Pam’s?

Auntie Pam’s is …

Award Winner 2015: Best Use of Community Safety or Policing Research

soLUTioNs Community Safety Partnership Gang Profile

Luton Borough Council and Bedfordshire Police

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Community Safety or Policing Research

Summary:

During 2012/2013, Luton suffered a number of serious youth violent crime incidents, some of …

Award Winner 2015: Best Use of Local Area Research

Using Randomised Controlled Trials to Improve Public Service Outcomes

London Borough of Lambeth

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Local Area Research

Lambeth has developed a radical new approach to evidenced-based decision-making, using Randomised Controlled Trials – the …

Award Winner 2015: Most Engaging Presentation of Local Area Research

Imaging Homelessness in a City of Care (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Northumbria University Department of Social Sciences and Languages, supported by Newcastle City Council

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Most Engaging Presentation of Local Area Research

Despite growing demand for evidence-based …

Commended Award Entry 2015: Best Use of Community Safety of Policing Research

The Use of Continuous Strategic Assessments in Planning Partnership Interventions

Cambridgeshire Research Group, Cambridgeshire County Council

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Community Safety or Policing Research (Commended Entry)

Summary:

The Cambridgeshire Research Group has developed a new …

Commended Award Entry 2015: Best Use of Social Care or Health Research

Lancashire Drugs Threat Assessment

Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Constabulary

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Social Care or Health Research (Commended Entry)

Summary:

The aim of the product was to provide a geographical analysis of drug activity …

Commended Award Entry 2015: Best Use of Local Area Research

Welfare Reform Research

Manchester City Council

LARIA Research Impact Award 2015: Best Use of Local Area Research (Commended Entry)

Summary:

In June 2012 the Centre for Local Economic Strategies published a report on the impact of welfare reform in Manchester. …

LARIA Research Impact Awards winners 2015

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 at the first day of the LARIA Conference at our awards dinner on …

LARIA Y&H – Feb 2015 event summary

Following on from last year’s launch in Huddersfield, we saw another great turnout for our second Y&H networking event in Leeds on 2nd February 2015. The morning began with Stuart Cameron-Strickland (Leeds City Council) and Will Ridge (Leeds Intelligence Hub) …

ESRC Impact Prize Winners 2014 announced

The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize is an exciting opportunity to celebrate the outstanding economic and social impacts achieved by ESRC-funded researchers. This year’s winners were announced during a ceremony at The Royal Society, London, on 5 June 2014.

All winners …

Award Winner: Lambeth – Best community engagement/ consultation

Category C: Best community engagement/consultation – Sponsored by the LGA (Local Government Association)

Winner – Lambeth Council – Neighbourhood Enhancement Programme

Summary

Lambeth Council has successfully delivered a community-led street improvement programme across six wards over a 12 month period, …

Award Winner: Manchester – Best use of public data

D: Best use of public data 

Winner – Manchester City Council – Integrated Data and Network Analysis

Summary

In 2011, Manchester City Council like all other local authorities was tasked by the National Troubled Families Unit with identifying families that …

Award Winner: Lancashire – Best use of health research

Category B: Best use of health research – Sponsored by HeRC (Health eResearch Centre)

Winner – Lancashire County Council – long-term conditions JSNA

Summary

This JSNA investigated the needs and assets of Lancashire’s citizens in terms of what the World …

Award Winner: Lancashire – Best use of local area research

Category A: Best use of local area research

Winner  Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Constabulary -Improving vehicle security in Lancashire – the anti-theft screw operation

Summary

During 2012/13, Lancashire recorded year-on-year reductions of -18% for theft from a vehicle and …