Tag: event

LARIA North West 26 October 2017 – summary of event

On Thursday 26 October, Manchester City Council hosted a LARIA North West event to allow local shortlisted and winning entries to the 2017 LARIA Research Impact Awards showcase their work, and a session from Public Health England.

Most engaging presentation …

LARIA North West October 2015 – summary of event

Manchester Town Hall

LARIA NW welcomed around 60 delegates to its event in Manchester, chaired by Linda Frost, to hear from a range of speakers.  The event began with discussions in groups, covering data harmonisation, the Index of Multiple Deprivation …

‘Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences’

£45 to £85 for SRA Members, £105 for non-members – 10% early bird discount

This conference will bring together researchers from a range of disciplines and sectors to share experiences and learning.

We are delighted that Professor David Gauntlett from …

BSPS conference – call for papers

BSPS (British Society for Population Studies) Annual Conference  Leeds University, 7th-9th September 2015

The BSPS Annual conference is in Leeds this year, September 7th – 9th. We are seeking offers of 15 – 20 minute presentations on the following aspects …

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) …

Harnessing Open Data for Business Advantage

MRS are hosting a full day event, specially designed with a focus on how users have been applying census and other open data, with an emphasis on ‘how to’ case studies and useful lessons learnt.

Wednesday, 5th November 2014

The …

LARIA North West April 2014 Community Engagement and IER – summary of event


Welcome from Martin Burroughs, Oldham MBC

LARIA North West welcomed 40 delegates to its spring event in Manchester to hear about Community Engagement and the Individual Electoral Registration (IER) experience.  Delegates heard from Professor Matt Henn about non-voting patterns by …

South West Observatory’s thoughts from the LARIA conference 2013

The below summary details some of the key points that SWO took away from the two day conference in Manchester. 

The main priorities/themes for the conference:

• sharing best practice across the local authority and public sector research industry

• …