Events Archive

Upcoming King’s College London Events

‘The role of effective self-management in person centred care’ Professor Barby Singer, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

Monday 23rd September 16.00-17.00

Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, London, SE5 9PJ


‘Volunteers and Palliative Care Provision: What is the evidence …

LARIA North East 21 March 2019 Networking Event Write Up

The fourth LARIA North East Networking event was well-attended, with 14 attendees and four presenters. Held in the impressive surroundings of Northallerton County Hall (thanks to Tim Caswell, Steve Evans and North Yorkshire County Council for providing the venue), we …

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…

The LARIA One Day Conference 2016: Output to Outcome

On Thursday 24th November, the LARIA One Day Conference took place at the Royal Northern College of Music. The event was a great success, and LARIA would like to say a big thank you to our exhibitors, Enventure Research, QSR …

Social Research Association Annual Conference – Call for workshop presentations

Making the links: New directions for social research

6 December 2016, London

For more information on the conference and details of how to submit abstracts, please see here.


BSPS conference – call for papers

BSPS (British Society for Population Studies) Annual Conference  Leeds University, 7th-9th September 2015

The BSPS Annual conference is in Leeds this year, September 7th – 9th. We are seeking offers of 15 – 20 minute presentations on the following aspects …

Book your place at the LARIA Annual Conference 24th-25th March 2015, York

How do we make a difference through new ways of working?

Book your place now. The full programme and list of speakers is now available.

Keynote Speakers include:

Emma Stone, Director of Policy & Research, Joseph Rowntree Foundation CACI Kersten…

Call for workshop presentations SRA Conference 2014 ‘Changing social research: Evolution or revolution?’

The SRA are looking for engaging workshop presentations which will address the broad theme of the conference, ideally with a focus on one of the following areas:

Methodological challenges Innovation Maintaining quality Research ethics Making an impact Evaluation Funding and…

Integrating services for older people

On the 18th June 2014 there was a joint  Social Services Research Group (SSRG) and the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR) looking at integrating services for older people. As an attendee the biggest …

Events hosted by the SRA

SRA Summer Event 2014: Living with austerity – What does research tell us? Seminar: Latest findings from the Great British Sex Survey Seminar: Progress and challenges in social research Seminar: Positives and negatives in the Welsh government’s drive for bilingualism…

Reshaping local places and services through local research

Tuesday 4th November 2014, University of Manchester

This one-day training workshop offers practical guidance on maximising the use of local research to help reshape local places and services. It will cover:


LARIA London Event – Update and downloads

Thank you to all who attended the LARIA London event and to the GLA for hosting. It was a very successful meeting with plenty of ideas to take away and implement in our own authorities.

To download presentations please click …

Social Media in Social Research conference

We’re pleased to announce that the SRA Social Media in Social Research conference on Friday 16 May is now open for registration.  It will be at the British Library conference centre in central London.

See event details and register…

London LARIA Event 29th April

The London LARIA event will be held at the GLA, City Hall on 29th April.

More details on the events page.


Photo Credit: London City Hall by Marcio Cabral de Moura…

South West Observatory’s thoughts from the LARIA conference 2013

The below summary details some of the key points that SWO took away from the two day conference in Manchester. 

The main priorities/themes for the conference:

• sharing best practice across the local authority and public sector research industry

• …