Tag: Scotland

LARIA Listens in Perth: Engaging Communities and Understanding Poverty

This event takes place on 21st April 2017.

Key discussions will be:

Megan MacPherson, NHS Health Scotland – Place Standard Tool evaluation work. Alastair McAlpine, Scottish Government – Talking about what CPP’s need to support duty on Child Poverty.

For …

LARIA Listens Event, Perth – A Summary

On Friday 21 April 2017 LARIA in Scotland had an interesting and informative event which explored the topic of Engaging Communities and Understanding Poverty. Presentations and discussions of the day included:

Learning from Participatory Budgeting in Paris: Coryn Barclay, Fife…

Laria Listens: Changing Services, Improving Places

We are continuing our regular programme of events and networking sessions to support the work of local area researchers in Scotland, under the umbrella of Laria Listens (Laria in Scotland, Training Events and Networking Sessions)

Wednesday 30 November, 10 am …

Laria Listens: Citizens Panels 2016

This will be the first networking event of 2016 for Laria in Scotland.

It is intended to bring together those involved in running or commissioning Citizens Panels, or involved in corporate consultation, across different Scottish Council areas.

The event – …

Scotland: Laria Listens

The second of what will be regular events and networking sessions to support the work of local area researchers in Scotland, under the umbrella of Laria Listens (Laria in Scotland, Training Events and Networking Sessions)

Come along to Laria Listens …

Give your views on Scotland’s Census 2011

National Records of Scotland (NRS) are seeking views from users about their use of Scotland’s Census 2011 outputs through a survey to evaluate what NRS did well and what could be improved upon.   Your views and input are needed to …

What Works Scotland

What Works Scotland is a new initiative to improve the way local areas in Scotland use evidence to make decisions about public service development and reform. What Works Scotland is a partnership project working with specific Community Planning Partnerships involved …

LARIA in Scotland – Laria Listens March 18th 2015

The first of what we hope will be regular events and networking sessions to support the work of local area researchers in Scotland, under the umbrella of Laria Listens (Laria in Scotland, Training Events and Networking Sessions).

If you are …

Boris Johnson effect evidenced across almost all UK regions

Recent research by Ipsos MORI reveals that the proportion of the electorate voting for the Conservatives at the next general election may increase by six percentage points if Boris Johnson were to assume leadership of the party. Across the UK …

Concern with the economy falling across all UK regions

Recent editions of the Ipsos MORI Issues Index reveal that, while voters have been most concerned about the economy since the latter half of 2008, this paradigm is undergoing significant change. The proportion of voters citing the economy as one …

Capita funded Big Data & Ethics PhD

The University of Strathclyde has appointed Capita as its Strategic technology partner. As part of the Partnership agreement, Capita funds have been used to support four PhD Studentships (including on Big Data and Ethnics), with additional funds coming from across …

Trust in local councils almost twice as high as in Parliament

According to a new report published this week by the think tank IPPR North, over a third of people living in England think that local authorities should be given more powers.

Drawing upon evidence from the latest Future of England …

Interview: LARIA in Scotland’s Erin Murray

Erin Murray the Chair of LARIA in Scotland has been interviewed by Holyrood Magazine.

Read the full article here

Photo credit: Scotland by Jo Bowling

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LARIA/Scottish Government: Statutory Requirements for Research (2009)

This report was commissioned jointly between LARIA and the Scottish Government and examines the statutory and non-statutory drivers for research in central and local government in Scotland and considers the impact of demands on current capacity. It provides a legislative …