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Could you be the new Chair of LARIA?

The Chair of LARIA since 2012, Neil Wholey, is standing down at the May 2018 Annual Conference. All LARIA Full Members can stand for election to the LARIA Council, including the position of Chair.

With the AGM coming up all …

Have your say #lariafuture

As a member of LARIA it is important that you, and your organisation, have a say in our future. You are therefore invited to attend the next LARIA Away Day at 11am on the 11th April 2018 in London. It …

Upcoming Courses

12th April: Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis

The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis.

The morning session focuses on the strengths and methodological difficulties of the longitudinal approach such as defining longitudinal populations and target samples; levels …

Answering Social Science Questions With Social Media Data

Where: Wellcome Institute in London

When: 8th March 2018 09:30 – 17:00

Cost: £115 for general delegates (or £95 for SRA members).

Speakers from a range of backgrounds will talk about their experiences of using social media in their research, …

Research Manager

Salary: £30,090 – £33,387
Hours: 37 hours
Location: Wakefield District
Reference no. W020/18

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can manage and develop research projects in a bright and creative environment?

An exciting opportunity has arisen delivering …

Insight and Intelligence Portfolio Manager

Cheshire West and Chester Council
Salary: £48,606 – £52,157 pa
Permanent, 37 Hours per week
Location: Chester



This is an exciting opportunity to join the Insight and Intelligence Management Team, leading on the use of data to drive …

Wirral Council – Performance Management Officer

Salary: £31288 – £34196 band PO4

Location: Wallasey Town Hall

Permanent 36 hours / week


A Performance Management Officer vacancy has arisen in Wirral Intelligence Service based within Wirral Council.  Performance management plays a vital role in improvement, good …

SRA Training Courses

SRA has added two new courses to their Training Course Programme for 2018.

Details are below along with a list of courses taking place in the coming 3 months in Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Manchester and Nottingham.


Adult Social Work Survey

The Adult Social Work Priority Setting Partnership wants to find out what research needs to happen in future to make social work with adults even better.  To do that, they have made a survey that they would like people to …

Social Care Workforce Research Unit/Making Research Count events

Upcoming events

Circles of Support and Accountability: a trauma based approach which addresses harmful sexual behaviour Tuesday 23 January 2018 at King’s College London

This workshop will be led by Lorenzo Picco, Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Project Worker …

Is internal migration slowing down?

Thursday, 11 January 2018
Venue: Parish Hall, London School of Economics

A meeting to celebrate the publication of ‘Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?’, convened jointly by the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) and …

Performance Manager

Location: 3-5 St James Road, Dudley

Salary: £40,619 to £43,387 per annum, full time

Closing date: 17 December 2017



You will lead on performance for the People Directorate, managing a team in the Commissioning Hub, driving improvement and …

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 …

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 …