Tag: Yorkshire and the Humber

JRF guest blog: neighbourhood approaches to loneliness

Can a neighbourhood approach to loneliness contribute to people’s well-being?

If you attended the 2014 LARIA conference you might have been at the workshop session run by Tracey Robbins (Joseph Rowntree Foundation) and Angela Browne (Qa Research) on neighbourhood approaches …

Learning from LARIA 2014

Two days, 159 delegates, 15 speakers, 4 workshops, 6 award winners, and lots of learning…

This year’s conference celebrated LARIA’s 40th year, and despite the challenges we undoubtedly face as local researchers there was a strong sense that we have …

View from the North

The University of Huddersfield’s View from the North blog is updated on a weekly basis by academics and researchers at the University. Posts focus on some of the key issues in the UK and overseas, covering a range of topics …

Leeds Data Mill

Leeds Data Mill is a place for organisations to share their open data to help shape the way people live work and play in the city. The idea is to create a city-wide culture of data sharing and experimentation to …

Should Hebden Bridge be the UK’s second city?

Manchester or Birmingham are usually put forward as our ‘second city’ and the data would support this – but is there a case for Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire taking this title? Not a suggestion to take literally perhaps, but …

IPPR North: Love thy neighbourhood

Part of ‘The Condition of Britain’ programme led by IPPR North, Love thy neighbourhood (published November 2013) explores the findings of their research and analysis on neighbourhoods: what they are, the pressures they face and how they are changing.

Using …

A new conversation in Kirklees

A new conversation in Kirklees is a report published by The Commission on the Future of Local Government (September 2013) on Kirklees Council’s ‘It’s Time to Talk’ activity.

Set within the context of social productivity, it explores the approach taken …

Huddersfield Centre for Communication and Consultation Research (HCfCCR)

This new centre, a partnership between researchers at The University of Huddersfield and The Consultation Institute, was officially launched in June 2013. The work of HCfCCR will focus on both theory and practice, helping to bridge the gap between academia …