Projects

Having received over 130 research grants since 2008, our department is home to a wide range of projects, some of which are undertaken in collaboration with our many research centres. You can explore more about these projects using the links below.

2017

The Flood Suitcase
01/03/2017 → …
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2016

After Fukushima: Working with Children to Build Community Resilience
01/10/2016 → …
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SLURRY MAX - Holistic decision-support system for organic slurry storage and treament techniques for maximum nutrient use efficiencies
01/10/2016 → …
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Islands Caught in the Net: Crossing the Digital Divide in the North Atlantic (Phase 2)
01/07/2016 → …
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ISF: Mobile Utopia 1851 - 2051
01/02/2016 → …
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Study on comprehensive policy review of anti-trafficking projects funded by the European Commission
01/01/2016 → 31/07/2019
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2015

Hacktivism and the State
21/10/2015 → 17/10/2017
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Horizon 2020 Project "Enhancing the EU's transboundary crisis management capacity"
01/10/2015 → 31/10/2016
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What is a 'good anaesthetic? Producing evidence in complex settings: the case of fractured neck of femur.
01/10/2015 → 30/09/2018
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Becoming Citizen, Making Citizen
01/09/2015 → …
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Philip Leverhulme Prize: Sociology and Social Policy
01/09/2015 → …
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Cultures of Disaster Resilience Among Children and Young People
01/07/2015 → 30/06/2018
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Seeing Information Infrastructure in the North Atlantic
18/03/2015 → 29/03/2019
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2014

Trafficking: Study on the gender dimension of trafficking in human beings
31/12/2014 → …
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FELLOWSHIP: Genomics and knowledge management in innovation systems for LDC agriculture
01/12/2014 → …
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Data for Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention
01/10/2014 → …
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Children, young people and flooding, recovery and resilience
01/09/2014 → 30/09/2016
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Dynamics of Virtual Work - GreenQloud Fieldwork
01/08/2014 → 30/09/2015
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Public Relations and the New Public Sphere
01/07/2014 → …
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Security by Remote Control: Automation and Autonomy in Robot Weapon Systems
22/05/2014 → 23/05/2014
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FP7: SecinCoRe: Secure dynamic cloud for information, communciation and resource interoperability....
01/05/2014 → 30/04/2017
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Barriers to change: limitations to lifestyle interventions identified by our local population
07/02/2014 → …
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Integrated Care Service Evaluation
07/02/2014 → 31/08/2014
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Digital Technologies of Debt Resilience
03/02/2014 → 03/06/2014
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2013

Foresight Worklng Paper - Living in the City
16/12/2013 → …
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Analysing methodologies to determine the economic costs of gender-based violence in the EU
01/12/2013 → …
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Low Carbon Innovation in China - Perspects, Politics and Practice
01/12/2013 → 31/05/2017
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Policy Beta: A Crowdsourcing Policy Platform Developed with the UK Pirate Party
07/11/2013 → …
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Cloud Labor: Synchronization, Virtualization, and the Politics of Data Havens: A Pilot Study in Iceland
25/10/2013 → 20/08/2015
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Mirroring: Cloud Computing and Replication in Network Cultures
15/10/2013 → 18/10/2014
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Situating Social Innovation
18/06/2013 → …
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3DaROC: 3rd Party Dematerialisation and Rematerialisation of Capital
10/06/2013 → 13/04/2015
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Film Project: What is Internet Freedom?
05/06/2013 → 21/11/2013
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Google: Meta-communities of practice in the code-sharing commons
06/05/2013 → 05/10/2014
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DEMAND: Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand
01/05/2013 → 30/04/2019
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LACES: Looking Ahead Careers and Employability Scheme
19/04/2013 → …
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Alcohol and sight loss: a scoping study
01/04/2013 → …
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Is the Rate of Domestic Violence Decreasing or Increasing? A Re-Analysis of the British Crime Survey
01/04/2013 → …
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ESRC centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science - CASS
31/03/2013 → …
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The Sociology of Stigma
25/03/2013 → …
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BASIS - Voluntary Sector Development
01/03/2013 → …
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Care in and for Policy
01/03/2013 → …
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Research on Gender Policy
01/03/2013 → …
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Liveable Cities: Transforming the enginnering of the cities for global and societal wellbeing
01/01/2013 → …
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The Climate Crunch
01/01/2013 → …
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2012

Austerity Futures: Imagining and materialising the future in an age of austerity
14/12/2012 → …
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ACCESS ASD - Catalyst sprint project
01/11/2012 → …
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Decision making in an unstable world
01/11/2012 → …
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Overview of the worldwide best practices for rape prevention & assisting women victims of rape
01/11/2012 → …
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The Social Life of Digital Data Objects
01/10/2012 → 30/09/2015
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Culture, Politics, Eschatology: A Symposium
21/09/2012 → 22/09/2012
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ESRC Seminar Series ‘Exploring Everyday Practice and Resistance in Immigration Detention‘.
01/09/2012 → 31/12/2014
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Data topography of NGS Genomes
10/05/2012 → 31/08/2012
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EPINET: integrated assessment of societal impacts of emerging sci/tech within epistemic networks
01/05/2012 → …
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Transforming the engineering of cities to deliver societal and planetary wellbeing
01/05/2012 → 31/12/2017
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Transforming the engineering of cities to deliver societal and planetary wellbeing
01/05/2012 → …
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A data topography of genomes
02/04/2012 → 30/03/2013
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Integrated Assessment of Societal Impacts of Emerging Science and Technology from within Epistemic Networks (FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2012- European Commission)
01/03/2012 → 30/04/2015
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Knowledge exchange for a sustainable local foodscape in Manchester
01/02/2012 → 15/07/2012
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Gender quotas in management boards
01/01/2012 → …
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2011

Citizens Transforming Society: Tools for Change
01/11/2011 → 30/04/2015
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Disability, Rights and Welfare: Rurality, Gender and Ethnicity
01/11/2011 → …
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Alcohol Related Deaths in North Lancashire (Confidential Inquiries Audit)
17/09/2011 → 14/09/2012
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Affecting citizenships: the denaturalisation process in Britain
01/09/2011 → 28/02/2014
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VAW Services
08/08/2011 → …
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FP7: Prescriptive Prescriptions: Pharmaceuticals and Healthy Subjectivities
01/08/2011 → …
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FP7: iCOP
01/06/2011 → 30/11/2013
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The future of business mobilities
01/06/2011 → 30/09/2011
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Friendship, Social Ties and Urban Experience
01/05/2011 → …
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Living Data: Making sense of health biosensors
01/05/2011 → 30/04/2015
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The Forge - Social science researcher network for transport & mobilities
01/05/2011 → …
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Transport & Technology
01/05/2011 → …
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FP7: Bridging resources and agencies in large-scale emergency management
01/04/2011 → …
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The development of a toolkit to measure social and economic impact of new casinos in the local areas respective to each of the 16 local authorities represented in the C.A.S.I.N.O Network
10/03/2011 → 25/11/2011
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Producing and Performing Communities
01/03/2011 → 15/11/2011
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ZIF: Centre for interdisciplinary research, Univ of Bielefeld , communicating disaster programme
01/03/2011 → …
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New Interaction Order
01/02/2011 → 31/10/2012
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Data Flows in Genomic and Environmental Science
01/01/2011 → 31/07/2011
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Maternal Publics and Counter Publics
01/01/2011 → …
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Organising Disaster: Civil Protection and the Population
01/01/2011 → 30/06/2015
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2010

Social Capital and Family Processes as Predictors of Stepfamily Outcomes
01/11/2010 → …
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Social media, social good
01/11/2010 → …
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Public Engagement in Networked Virtual Organizations and its Effects on Discovery and Innovation
05/10/2010 → 16/10/2012
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ESRC Studentship for Rebecca Fish ES/H037594/1
01/10/2010 → 16/04/2016
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Revolting Subjects : Marginalisation and Resistance
01/09/2010 → 23/03/2012
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FEC Code: for EAA7033 Making asylum seekers legible and visibl
01/07/2010 → …
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Making aslum seekers legible and visible
01/07/2010 → …
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Sustainable Practices Research Group
01/06/2010 → 31/01/2014
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A Cultural Political Economy of Crisis and Crisis Management
01/04/2010 → 30/09/2013
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The systematic evaluation of day services
15/02/2010 → …
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Evaluation of the peer support for the senior social work managers pilot programme
01/02/2010 → …
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Prevent - community projects
06/01/2010 → …
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Early Onset Puberty
01/01/2010 → 31/12/2014
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2009

Be sharp think sharp
01/12/2009 → …
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Designing an inclusive curriculum in higher education
01/09/2009 → …
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ESRC Studentship PTA-031–2006–00457
01/07/2009 → 01/07/2012
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BASW - Royal Collages: their purpose and structure.
12/06/2009 → 24/09/2009
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Wyre advice information and guidance audit
01/06/2009 → …
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Researching Affect and Affective Communications
15/05/2009 → 26/03/2010
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FP7: Technolife
01/03/2009 → …
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FP7:ICT Ethics
01/03/2009 → …
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FP7: EPOK
01/02/2009 → 30/04/2012
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2008

Transitions in practice: Climate change and everyday life
01/10/2008 → 31/03/2012
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The Channel Scheme - Preston
01/09/2008 → …
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The Channel Scheme - Preston
01/09/2008 → …
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Older people & alcohol research
01/08/2008 → …
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Lost in Translation: Cross - disciplinary analysis of knowledge exchange and effectiveness in animal disease management
01/07/2008 → 30/11/2011
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ISW Court Work: I'm regularly instructed in numerous Court of Protection cases. The majority of cases involve sensitive issues related to mental capacity, best interests and safeguarding adults. This work is closely related to my teaching and research interests, specifically my Professional Doctorate in Social Work.
30/06/2008 → …
Other Consultancy

ISIS: Protecting Children in online social network
01/06/2008 → 18/10/2011
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Facilitating alternative agro-food networks: Stakeholders Perspectives on Research Needs
01/05/2008 → 31/12/2009
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Social Impact Assessment - Blackpool Super Casino
01/05/2008 → 01/11/2008
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Evaluation of the Parenting Fund
01/04/2008 → 01/09/2008
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FP7: EFFORT
01/03/2008 → …
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Transferability of Loweswater results and insights to other cases and contexts
01/02/2008 → …
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Parents as Partners in Early Years Learning Project
01/01/2008 → …
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2007

Blackburn Parenting and Intensive Family Support Project
22/10/2007 → …
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CASE: Representing scientific creativity
01/10/2007 → 31/05/2014
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Flood vulnerability and resilience
01/10/2007 → 31/12/2009
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Vulnerable Households Multi-Intervention Project
14/09/2007 → 22/08/2008
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Offender Problem Gambling Reduction Programme
08/09/2007 → 13/08/2008
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Changing Trax Pilot (Newcastle)
10/07/2007 → 14/08/2008
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UK-China Networks of Low Carbon Innovation
01/07/2007 → 30/04/2010
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Understanding & Acting within Loweswater: A Community approach to Catchment Management
01/06/2007 → 31/12/2010
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Family Farming Practices
01/01/2007 → 01/01/2010
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2006

Daring to Damage
01/12/2006 → 01/05/2007
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Criminal Damage
01/11/2006 → …
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Enterprise Gateway - an evaluation of a social enterprise project for young offenders.
01/11/2006 → 01/09/2008
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Alternative Automobility Futures
01/10/2006 → 30/09/2008
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FP6: Governat
01/10/2006 → …
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Enterprise Gateway Project
30/09/2006 → 01/03/2008
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Social Enterprise
04/09/2006 → …
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Barrow-in-Furness Social Enterprise Network
01/09/2006 → 01/03/2008
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Developing a shared assessment framework for the commissioning of learning disability services
16/08/2006 → 10/08/2007
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Scoping Study for a UK Gambling Act, 2005 Impact Assessment Framework
16/08/2006 → 19/04/2007
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Evaluation of SHCF Programme
07/08/2006 → 14/03/2007
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Taxonomy at a Crossroads: Science, Policy and Publics in Biodiversity
01/07/2006 → 30/06/2009
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Understanding and Acting within Loweswater: A Community Approach to Catchment Management
01/06/2006 → 31/08/2010
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Evaluation of the St Helen's Childrens Fund
01/04/2006 → 31/03/2008
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Social Impact Assessment of a Proposed Regional Casino in Blackpool
01/03/2006 → 30/06/2007
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Blackburn - YISP
01/02/2006 → …
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Materialities of Animals and Farming
01/01/2006 → …
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2005

Previous collaborations
01/11/2005 → 01/01/2014
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Gender in Cultural Practice
01/10/2005 → …
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What is Bioart?
01/10/2005 → 01/10/2008
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Drug Related Deaths and Near Misses (Confidential Inquiries Audit)
23/09/2005 → 14/08/2015
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Youth Inclusion and Support Panel (YISP) - evaluation
05/09/2005 → 31/10/2008
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Evaluation of Children' Fund Projects
19/08/2005 → 13/08/2009
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Evaluation of Special Studies Projects
12/08/2005 → 17/04/2008
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An Evaluation of the Use of Lay Assessors in Social Care Inspection.
01/08/2005 → 31/12/2006
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Outlook - an evaluation of a substance misuse service.
01/04/2005 → 31/12/2008
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2004

Participatory Governance and Institutional Innovation
01/12/2004 → 31/12/2006
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Active Living for All - ALFA - an evaluation.
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2004
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Evaluation of Children's Fund Projects - Blackburn with Darwen
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2008
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National Reassurance Policing Programme - a local, in-depth evaluation of a national programme.
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2006
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2003

Mixed Method Study of Women's Choice and Caesarean Section
01/10/2003 → 01/10/2006
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Barrow (in Furness) Multicultural Centre.
01/04/2003 → 31/03/2004
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Evaluation of Ribbleton Sure Start (preston) Provison.
01/04/2003 → 31/12/2008
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Evaluation of the Fishwick and St Matthews (Preston) Sure Start Provision
01/04/2003 → 31/12/2008
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National Evaluation of the Millennium Awards
01/04/2003 → 01/11/2003
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Networked Learning
01/02/2003 → …
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2002

National Evaluation of the Learning Alliance Programme.
03/06/2002 → 31/05/2003
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Racism among the under 25s in Pennine Division.
01/04/2002 → 31/01/2003
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2000

Evaluation of the Cognative Behavioural Programme MOVES
03/04/2000 → 31/03/2002
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Problem of Expertise in Anaesthesia
01/04/2000 → 01/03/2002
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1999

Blackpool Bail Support scheme - an evaluation
15/12/1999 → 01/12/2002
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Evaluation of the Persistent Young Offenders Programme in Manchester and Bury.
15/12/1999 → 31/12/2002
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Review of the current support, care and treatment surrounding alcohol dependency in Blackpool
15/12/1999 → 31/12/2000
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Sickness Absence and employee behaviour
01/01/1999 → 31/12/1999
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1994

Native American Archaeology and Activism
19/10/1994 → 01/08/2010
Other Consultancy