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Solace Summit 2017

1-3 November, Lancashire County Cricket Club

This event will provide a fantastic opportunity for leadership development, best practice assessment and critical thinking around burning issues in local government – all whilst adding challenging views and hard-won personal experience from high …

Call for Speakers & Papers – Deadline Extended

Shaping the place – the role of local area intelligence
Tues 22 – Wed 23 May 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

If you’ve got something to say then say it at the LARIA Annual Conference. We are looking for keynote …

Report: cut through the public sector data jungle

CACI & LARIA have teamed up to produce this useful guide; aimed at helping you select and blend the right data sets to create a more enriched picture of your local community.

LARIA members have told us that they want …

Research, Policy and Planning: Our Journal

​As newsletter readers will know, the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) and LARIA are now merged. LARIA members may not be aware that SSRG has been publishing a peer review journal – Research Policy and Planning – for the past …

WDH – Customer Insight Manager

Customer Insight Manager

£17,886 – £19,317

18.5 hours

Wakefield District

Reference no: W159/17

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Corporate Services for a highly motivated individual to compile, promote and manage the annual customer insight and research programme at …

LARIA Research Impact Award Winners 2016

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 on the first day of the LARIA Conference at our awards dinner.

Best …

ONS Economic Forums on the road

The ONS would like to invite you to their ONS Economic Forums that are being held across the country over the next few months. These forums will give you an opportunity to hear about the current state of the UK …

A Critical Friend

Are you new to research and evaluation or have been asked to oversee a study as an additional part of a broader role?

Or perhaps you are a Programme Manager charged with coordinating a peer research study with volunteers?

If …

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 …

Short courses

The University of Manchester – Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research offers training in research methods and quantitative data analysis and is aimed at academics and applied researchers in the public and private sectors.

They run introductory, intermediate to advanced …

Data Analyst

Start date: November 2017
Location: Edinburgh

Description
GeoWise helps Public Sector and Not-for-Profit organisations create effective evidence-bases and local information web sites to engage funders, policy-makers and partners. We do this by creating and delivering innovative services and software to …

Research, Policy and Planning: LARIA’s newly acquired journal

As newsletter readers will know, the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) and LARIA are now merged. LARIA members may not be aware that SSRG has been publishing a peer review journal – Research Policy and Planning – for the past …

Knowledge and Skills Needs: Call for Evidence

Would you like the opportunity to help shape the UK’s Social Science Capability?

The Economic and Social Research Council, the UK’s primary funder of academic social science is trying to better understand the social science knowledge and skills needs in …

CFOA Services Ltd – Evidencing the Decision Research and Data Conference

Monday 9th October

Mecure Holland House, Bristol

The CFOA are delighted to be holding a Research and Data Conference.

With reduced resources FRS’s are facing the reality of needing to be more effective about how they use the data and …

SRA – Digital Engagement Officer

About the role

The Social Research Association (SRA) is seeking a self-motivated, creative and experienced Digital Engagement Officer to develop and lead an expanding digital strategy for the organisation.  The role will encompass marketing and communications, community building, web editing, …