News Archive

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 …

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 …

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 …

LARIA North West 26 October 2017 – summary of event

On Thursday 26 October, Manchester City Council hosted a LARIA North West event to allow local shortlisted and winning entries to the 2017 LARIA Research Impact Awards showcase their work, and a session from Public Health England.

Most engaging presentation …

Autumn Social Care Workforce Research Unit/Making Research Count events

Upcoming events this Autumn

 

 Interactional analysis of health communication with people with intellectual disabilities, Thursday 23 November 2017 at King’s College London

The workshop is led by Dr Deborah Chinn, NIHR Post Doctoral Research Fellow at King’s College London. …

Introduction to using linked administrative data for social and health research

27th November – 1st December 2017

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh​

The course will offer a theoretical and practical introduction to accessing and working with linked administrative data, covering topics including: ethics and confidentiality, public …

The Balance of Care approach: supporting integrated care planning

The Balance of Care approach: supporting integrated care planning

Dr Paul Forte

Balance of Care provides a ‘whole system’ approach strategic planning and commissioning of long-term care services across a complete local health and social care economy. The largest group …

Research, Policy and Planning 32(3) – new edition

What’s inside this edition?
RPP 32(3) features an evaluation of the impact on values and attitudes of students of a social work curricula module relating to substance misuse and working with substance misusers; a paper conceptualising an alternative ‘blueprint’ approach …

Get Involved

It has been a great start to the year for LARIA and with your help we can do even more. This year so far we have:

Launched our new Partnership programme with our first partner being CACI Merged with the…