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Social Care Workforce Research Unit – MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL CARE Annual Conference

Social Care Workforce Research Unit – MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL CARE Annual Conference

Thursday 12 October 2017

The 4th annual CPD certified event from Making Research Count and the Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London. Hear about the …

LARIA One Day Conference 2017 – Book your place today!

“Supporting well-being through the life course”

Thursday, 9th November 2017, University of Liverpool, Foresight Centre

Bookings are now open, please visit the conference website for full details.

If you are interested in exhibiting at this year’s one day conference, full …

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.


LARIA One-Day Conference 4th November

Tuesday 4th November – Manchester Meeting Place, Manchester University

The website is now up and running and ready to take your bookings for the LARIA one-day conference taking place at The University of Manchester on Tuesday 4th November 2014

Reshaping …

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…

LARIA and Public Health England (PHE) Collaborative Project

In recognition of the importance of the formal transfer of the public health function and, by extension, public health intelligence teams, from the NHS to local government from 1st April 2013, members of the LARIA Council held an informal meeting …

LARIA Conference Poster Sessions

Now available:  LARIA Conference speakers’ posters.

Investigating the potential effects of the heatwave in Coventry
Presented by Andy Baker, Coventry City Council
Contact: Andrew Baker

Urban Audit – providing comparable urban statistics across Europe
Presented by Bill South, Office for …

Guest Blog by Toby Lowe – Say No to Payments by Results

By Toby Lowe 
Audio Recording of Seminar

Payment by results is a simple idea: people and organisations should only get paid for what they deliver. Who could argue with that? If your job is to get people back to …

Success for the North West at the 2014 LARIA Awards

LARIA has, yet again, hosted a successful annual conference with a  range of stimulating and interesting plenary and workshop sessions from researchers in local government, health, academia and the private sector.  The 2-day event at Warwick University included the LARIA …

Local Area Research is Alive and Well

Michael Soper, Head of Cambridgeshire Research Group, has published a blog post about the 2014 LARIA conference.

Michael sums up the conference by themes; focus, co-production, evaluation, peer research and evidence bases.

If you have any feedback to share, please …

What did you think of the LARIA Conference 2014?

If you attended the LARIA Conference 2014 we hope you found it useful and enjoyable but we want to know what you think. Can you please take just 5 minutes to complete our survey? Your feedback as a delegate is …

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

• …

What you can learn from local researchers

Vision Critical have posted their three research lessons from the LARIA annual conference. See more on the Vision Critical website 

So, what are the three lessons?

Focus on people rather than organisations. Many speakers emphasized the importance of focusing on…

From the Chair: LARIA in 2013 and beyond

This will be one of the biggest LARIA conferences for a number of years, at least a third up on attendance from last year. In putting together the conference programme we have recognised that it has been an eventful year …