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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 …

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 …

Socio-economic evidence behind the City Deal

Find out about the socio-economic evidence behind the Greater Cambridge City Deal. A deal that could see a £1 billion investment in the Greater Cambridge area signed by central government and local representatives.…

LARIA Research Academy launched

Supporting the professional development of local area researchers is one of our key objectives. We are therefore delighted to launch the LARIA Research Academy. Our idea is that this would be a cohort of researchers, from Corporate member organisations, who …

Age-friendly Cities: Q&A evening with discussion

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), Age UK and Manchester City Council are hosting a question and answer evening on the future of Age-friendly Cities on 17 March 6 – 8 pm at University Place. The event will …

What is Local Area Research Fortnight all about?

Local Area Research Fortnight is a celebration of the value of local area research. It will run from 16th – 29th March 2015 and our aim is to get not only LARIA members but a whole range of public and …

LARIA Partnership Group launched

We are pleased to launch the LARIA Partnership Group which we believe will help improve the availability and use of local evidence to support policy making, service improvement and delivery. It is intended to provide our members with guidance and …

LARIA AGM: 24th March 2015

All members are invited to attend the LARIA Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 17:00 on Tuesday 24th March 2015 at the University of York. As in previous years, and as advertised in the current programme, this will be at the …

Take part in the LARIA Insight Community

We would like to invite you to take part in an exciting new research project that is being run by LARIA in partnership with ResearchBods. It will be carried out entirely online using the ResearchBods insight community platform. It is …

How ethnic minorities fare compared to the White British varies according to where they live

How ethnic minorities fare compared to the White British varies according to where they live, writes Dr Nissa Finney. She argues that addressing ethnic inequalities is an important local concern.

In Manchester, a quarter of ethnic minorities live in overcrowded …