Tag: North West

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 …

LARIA North West 15 July 2016 – summary of event

On Friday 15 July 2016 LARIA North West hosted an event to hear the shortlisted and commended entries from the North West into the LARIA Research Awards 2016 showcase their work:

New researcher of the year (highly commended) – Haydn …

LARIA North West October 2015 – summary of event

Manchester Town Hall

LARIA NW welcomed around 60 delegates to its event in Manchester, chaired by Linda Frost, to hear from a range of speakers.  The event began with discussions in groups, covering data harmonisation, the Index of Multiple Deprivation …

MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics at The University of Manchester (Pt/Ft)

Places are available on the Social Research Methods and Statistics MSc at The University of Manchester.

Led by the Social Statistics discipline area, and linked to the internationally recognised Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST), the course provides tuition …

Age-friendly Cities: Q&A evening with discussion

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), Age UK and Manchester City Council are hosting a question and answer evening on the future of Age-friendly Cities on 17 March 6 – 8 pm at University Place. The event will …

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 …

How ethnic minorities fare compared to the White British varies according to where they live

How ethnic minorities fare compared to the White British varies according to where they live, writes Dr Nissa Finney. She argues that addressing ethnic inequalities is an important local concern.

In Manchester, a quarter of ethnic minorities live in overcrowded …

Award Winner 2014: Manchester – Best use of public data

D: Best use of public data 

Winner – Manchester City Council – Integrated Data and Network Analysis


In 2011, Manchester City Council like all other local authorities was tasked by the National Troubled Families Unit with identifying families that …

Award Winne 2014r: Lancashire – Best use of health research

Category B: Best use of health research – Sponsored by HeRC (Health eResearch Centre)

Winner – Lancashire County Council – long-term conditions JSNA


This JSNA investigated the needs and assets of Lancashire’s citizens in terms of what the World …

Award Winner 2014: Lancashire – Best use of local area research

Category A: Best use of local area research

Winner  Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Constabulary -Improving vehicle security in Lancashire – the anti-theft screw operation


During 2012/13, Lancashire recorded year-on-year reductions of -18% for theft from a vehicle and …

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 …

LARIA North West April 2014 Community Engagement and IER – summary of event

Welcome from Martin Burroughs, Oldham MBC

LARIA North West welcomed 40 delegates to its spring event in Manchester to hear about Community Engagement and the Individual Electoral Registration (IER) experience.  Delegates heard from Professor Matt Henn about non-voting patterns by …