Tag: research

Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health.

 

The certificate is aimed at …

Deputy Director, Head of Methodology

Business Area: ONS – Statistical Methods, Research and Innovation

Salary: Circa £70,000.00

Location:  Newport, Wales, NP10 8XG
Titchfield, South East, PO15 5RR

About the job

Job Description

Bringing innovative ideas to this senior executive role, you will drive a step …

2017 LARIA Research Impact Award winners from the North West

Entries from the North West won two categories in the 2017 LARIA Research Impact Awards.

Congratulations go to:

Lancashire County Council for winning ‘Best use of community safety or policing research’ with ‘Understanding of complex anti-social behaviour cases including cases…

Head of Social and Market Research

Are you looking for a change or a new challenge? A job working on the practical, cutting edge, topical issues of the day, and making a real difference in the fields of research and evaluation?

M·E·L Research is a national …

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 …

City Governments Need Deliberative Democracy

Democracy Renewal published an article highlighting findings from recent research into the impact of and relationship between networks and innovation in local government. As part of a large EU-funded research project, the authors examined what actors outside and inside city …

Local Government Data Research Seminar: Supporting local authorities through data driven solutions

Friday 20 November, 10am  to 3.30pm
Local Government Association

The Business and Local Government (BLG) Data Research Centre jointly with the Local Government Association (LGA) invites you to this seminar where we will bring together researcher and local authority decision …

Joining Up Around Local, Citizen Needs

The Institute for Government recently began a major research programme on how to join up and integrate public services around local, citizen needs in the context of this parliament. As part of this, they have recently launched a series of …

Call for Input: Health of the Public 2040

LARIA members are invited to respond to a ‘call for input’ informing the Academy of Medical Sciences’ working group project entitled ‘Health of the public in 2040.’

 The project aims to help secure future wellbeing by better understanding the factors …

A new approach to policy and strategy in Kirklees

Sharing stories as part of Local Area Research Fortnight 2015…

By John Heneghan – Head of Policy & Strategy, Kirklees Council.

We’ve started a major transformation programme in Kirklees, with the aim of creating our ‘New Council’…

We want to …

The Involve planning tool – how we share engagement in Kirklees

Sharing stories as part of Local Area Research Fortnight 2015…

By Nicki Boothman, Corporate Research and Consultation Officer at Kirklees Council

“Early February I spotted a project on Involve called Nurturing Parents Programme, around bonding and attachment. A couple of …

#localgov researchers needed for research study: Charity donation + Amazon giftcard if you take part

IRN Research, an independent research agency, has been commissioned by Jisc (www.jisc.ac.uk) to look at how participants are found for research projects in various sectors, including local government, and whether there are opportunities for Callforparticipants.com (CFP), a Jisc-funded project, to …

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 …

A brave new world for local consultations

These are challenging times for public consultations, and yet the need for them has never been greater. The knee-jerk reaction to the demands of austerity might be to cut-down on expensive consultations, but I want to explore why this might …