Archive for the ‘Institute for Policy Research’ Category

IPR blog - Great Repeal Bill & devolution: Thin end of the wedge?

Tomos Evans, PoLIS postgraduate research student, writes for the IPR blog

James Purnell, BBC in conversation with Prof Nick Pearce: 21 Jun

A discussion, organised by the IPR, on the BBC's new mandate is 'to act in the public interest, serving all audiences with impartial, high-quality and distinctive media content and services that inform, educate and entertain'.

The secrets of writing a political manifesto

Professor Nick Pearce (Director of the Institute for Policy Research) has been interviewed by BBC Radio 4.

IPR blog: Some manifesto matters

Professor Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, shares some thoughts on the forthcoming general election.

UNICEF database project to map MENA social policy expertise

Our new research collaboration with UNICEF aims to map expertise in social policy across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

IPR blog: New nationalism and old ideologies

Dr Sivamohan Valluvan, Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester, writes for the IPR blog.

New research collaboration launches ‘A Field Guide to Fake News’

A new guide to fake news has been launched by the Public Data Lab - the network co-founded by IPR Prize Fellow Dr Jonathan Gray.

SAGE – IPR partnership to launch new Public Data Lab

SAGE Publishing is partnering with the Institute of Policy Research to launch a new Public Data Lab which will support advances in social science research and digital methods.

Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Education Secretary Justine Greening MP was a keynote speaker at last week's CASP Bath / Social Mobility Commission event in Lodnon.

Can Labour party rise to task of challenging Brexit?

Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, writes for New Statesman: Without strong parliamentary leadership and clearer direction from Labour, a broad-based challenge to hard Brexit will be impossible.

Opposing Europe in a time of crisis

Dr Nicholas Startin, Senior Lecturer in French & European Politics and Head of PoLIS, writes for the IPR blog

Justine Greening MP opens event

The Secretary of State will open today's CASP social mobility conference in Westminster

Secretary of State to open social mobility conference

Justin Greening MP will open today's social mobility conference in London, organised by CASP Bath with support from the IPR.

Measuring the subjective wellbeing of children in care

An IPR blog post by Research Assistant Marsha Wood drawing, in part, on her work on children in care, which was also recently published in Sage's journal 'Adoption & Fostering'.

'The fight for beauty' with Dame Fiona Reynolds: 27 Mar

Former Director-General of the National Trust Dame Fiona Reynolds will speak on the importance of conserving beauty at the Institute for Policy Research (IPR).

The Hard Brexit road to Scottish Indyref2

Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, blogs about the call of a second Scottish referendum only three years after the first one.

What resilience should mean to policymakers

Dr Kemi Adeyeye, Senior Lecturer in Architecture & Civil Engineering, writes for the IPR blog.

Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income

A new IPR Working Paper assesses the policy options available in implementing Universal Basic Income in the UK.

IPR blog: Is reform of social care doomed?

Professor Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, responds to the Budget.

Jane Millar blog: Benefits, income tests, overpayments & debts

Professor Jane Millar is a member of the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) Leadership Team, in addition to her role as Professor of Social Policy.