Tag: research

#localgov researchers needed for research study: Charity donation + Amazon giftcard if you take part

IRN Research, an independent research agency, has been commissioned by Jisc (www.jisc.ac.uk) to look at how participants are found for research projects in various sectors, including local government, and whether there are opportunities for Callforparticipants.com (CFP), a Jisc-funded project, to …

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 …

A brave new world for local consultations

These are challenging times for public consultations, and yet the need for them has never been greater. The knee-jerk reaction to the demands of austerity might be to cut-down on expensive consultations, but I want to explore why this might …