Archive for the ‘Institute for Policy Research’ Category

IPR blog: I’m not English. Oh, yes you are!

A blog post by Anthony Barnett, writer and Founder of openDemocracy.

Civic data gets sexy

A blog post by Jon Poole, Research & Intelligence Manager at Bath & North East Somerset Council, who works with the IPR on the project 'Connecting data across public services in Bath & North East Somerset'.

IPR appoints new Reader in Public Policy

Dr Matt Dickson is to become Reader in Public Policy in the Institute for Policy Research (IPR)

The ground has shifted. Is the time right for basic income?

Joe Chrisp is a PhD student at the IPR, whose doctoral research focuses on the feasibility of a universal basic income.

Brexit trade-offs damaging for London

Open letter from city leaders to Government marks publication of new report by Centre for London & IPR

Labour has infused politics with youth – but old order remains

Professor Nick Pearce (IPR) writes for the New Statesman.

Basic Income: Have austerity’s chickens come home to roost?

A blog post about basic income from IPR Policy Fellow Dr Jurgen De Wispelaere

Kerbside recycling: does it deliver?

Many households view dry recycling at the kerbside or at the recycling centre as substitutes for each other

Skills & global value chains: a story of winners & losers

Professor Hugh Lauder writes for the IPR blog about the OECD's newest instalment of its Skills Outlook series.

Practical implications of basic income

The Institute for Policy Research analyses how basic income could affect people’s motivation to work

Improving adult skills can help globalisation benefits

In a competitive international environment, providing workers with the right mix of skills can help ensure that globalisation translates into new jobs

From Empire to Brexit Britain: things fall apart

A new post on the IPR blog by Dr Nadine El-Anany from Birckbeck University of London on Brexit and memories of the British Empire.

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.