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Expert UK policy, research and public sector information
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By Steven McGinty On the 10th October I attended an annual event organised by the Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO) in the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. The event focused on health inequalities and the factors driving them. It brought together…

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By Steven McGinty “If home care is not in crisis yet, it soon will be.“ These are the words of report author, Ingrid Koehler, Senior Policy Researcher at the Local Government information Unit (LGiU). She describes the current home care system as not fit…

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By Dorothy Laing Today’s announcement that Bicester is to be the second new garden city with 13,000 new homes, is a reminder that the UK’s housing shortage requires large-scale solutions. According to the Town and Country Planning Association’s estimates,…

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From our recent conference Lynn Naven describes project to capture #realtime #data for #policymaking

Lynn Naven is from the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and recently took on the role of Project Manager of the ‘Right Here, Right Now’ project. The project aimed to capture, in real time, people’s lived experiences amidst rapid social and economic…

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Knowledge insider... a Q&A with Kim Ryley

Welcome to the third of our blog series in the run up to our Conference, looking at our experiences and how we invest in knowledge, I interviewed Kim Ryley, who is speaking at our London event on the 10 December. Kim Ryley has 35 years experience in local…

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Presentation from our event last wk on joining #localgovernment and #academicresearch #knowledgenavigators

Tim Allan is from the Local Government Knowledge Navigator project which aims to find ways to bring local government and the research community together so that research is useful to and used by local authorities. This presentation is from our event last…

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Slides from @LadyLeoLion's talk online: Improving services through collaboration: Making time for forums & networks

Sarah Jennings is Director of Digital and Community Engagement at CapacityGrid Knowledge Hub. This presentation was given at the ‘Investing in knowledge – improving services and decision-making’ conference last week. It discusses the important role of…

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Couldn't make our event last week? Here's the presentation by @rileyresearch: The Use and Application of Knowledge

This presentation was given by our director, Rebecca Riley, at our recent event ‘Investing in Knowledge – improving services and decision-making’. It explores different decision making models and how services like The Knowledge Exchange inform different…

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In the first of our blog series in the run up to our Conference, looking at our experiences and how we invest in knowledge,  I interviewed Clive Grace, who is speaking at our Glasgow event on the 3rd December. He is part of the ESRC Local Government…

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By Stephen Lochore Preventative policy and spending aim to address the root causes of social and economic problems. In public policy, it’s most commonly applied in the fields of health and social care, early years education, welfare and criminal justice…
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