Tag: LARIA

LARIA North East Networking Event October 2018

The latest LARIA networking event for local area and social researchers in the North East will take place on 1 October 2018, 1-4.30pm Darlington Town Hall. We’ll be finding out more about:

using behavioural insight in local government from With…

LARIA North East Networking Event May 2018

A networking event for North East LARIA members will take place on Thursday 31 May between 1.30-4pm in conference room 4B, Durham County Hall, Durham.

We’ll be hearing from Rachel Crossley at Kirklees Council about her team’s new approach to …

Would you (or someone in your team) like to be the new LARIA Secretary?

Would you like to help LARIA by taking on the senior role of Secretary? You would be joining the senior elected officers of LARIA and help to coordinate our strategic direction. In addition the secretary provides the central point of …

LARIA North West February 2015 – summary of event

LARIA NW welcomed around 70 delegates to this ‘taster’event in Manchester, chaired by Gerallt Evans-Hughes, to hear from a range of speakers.  The event began with discussions in groups, covering customer insight, secondary data/Census, data sharing, public opinion and public …

Video: What is LARIA & the role of local researchers?

At a recent talk at Imperial College Neil Wholey, Chair of LARIA, spoke about LARIA and the role of local researchers. It was a lunchtime session for postgraduate students and covered some of the work LARIA has been doing with …

A short history of LARIA

by Graham Smith

Established in 1974

Like many other local authority related organisations, LARIA evolved from the large-scale local government reorganisation in England and Wales in 1974. Many of the new authorities set up at that time implemented recommendations of …