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LARIA Autumn One Day Conference 2016

“Output to outcome – getting results through effective communication”

Early bird booking rates available until 2 Sept 2016.

Bookings now open for our One Day Conference on Thursday 24 Nov 2016 in Manchester.

See the agenda and book your place …

LARIA North West 15 July 2016 – summary of event

On Friday 15 July 2016 LARIA North West hosted an event to hear the shortlisted and commended entries from the North West into the LARIA Research Awards 2016 showcase their work:

New researcher of the year (highly commended) – Haydn …

LARIA Conference presentations now available

If you missed the presentations at our Annual Conference in April 2016, or simply want to see them again, then you can now access them online. Powerpoint presentations are available in the member area of the LARIA website. You will …

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 …

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 …

Sounding Off: Soliciting an Emotional and Multi-Sensory Response to Single Homelessness

In 2015, we were delighted to win the LARIA prize for ‘Best Presentation of Local Area Research’ for our project Imaging Homelessness in a City of Care. As a reminder – the project engaged homeless people in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK) in …

£6,000 LARIA busary available for MSc at University of Manchester

A £6,000 bursary is available for a LARIA member for the MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics (SRMS) at the University of Manchester.

The SRMS MSc course provides a firm grounding in advanced quantitative research methods, taught within an …

Take part in the Local Area Research Fortnight

The second Local Area Research Fortnight will run from 11th – 22nd April 2016. The event is designed to raise the profile of the impact of local area research. Our aim is to get not only LARIA members but a …

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As part of Local Area Research Fortnight participants are encouraged to organise events or publish materials that will help the public, politicians, employees and the media understand the impact of local area research. This could include packaging up existing work …