Tag: Local Area Research Fortnight

£6,000 LARIA busary available for MSc at University of Manchester

A £6,000 bursary is available for a LARIA member for the MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics (SRMS) at the University of Manchester.

The SRMS MSc course provides a firm grounding in advanced quantitative research methods, taught within an …

GIS and Public Health – Mapping Public Health Service Provision

By Andrew Fitzpatrick, Geographic Research and Information Officer, Kirklees Council

From April 2013, Local Authorities gained responsibility for commissioning key public health services through primary care providers (GPs and pharmacies).  Such services include smoking cessation, alcohol identification and brief advice …

A new approach to policy and strategy in Kirklees

Sharing stories as part of Local Area Research Fortnight 2015…

By John Heneghan – Head of Policy & Strategy, Kirklees Council.

We’ve started a major transformation programme in Kirklees, with the aim of creating our ‘New Council’…

We want to …

Why quality local area research is key to the future of communities

As Local Area Research Fortnight gets underway, Michael Fountain, Research Director at Qa Research, says there has never been a greater need to know what service users think…

We all know that councils face huge pressures to make savings. As …

Understanding community relations in Kirklees

Sharing stories as part of Local Area Research Fortnight 2015…

Kirklees Council and the University of Huddersfield have been working together on two complementary strands of research to help us better understand cohesion issues and support our developing work on …

What is Local Area Research Fortnight all about?

Local Area Research Fortnight is a celebration of the value of local area research. It will run from 16th – 29th March 2015 and our aim is to get not only LARIA members but a whole range of public and …

Take part in the LARIA Insight Community

We would like to invite you to take part in an exciting new research project that is being run by LARIA in partnership with ResearchBods. It will be carried out entirely online using the ResearchBods insight community platform. It is …