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Prioritising Student Mental Health: The journey continues

Looking after young people’s mental health is high up on The Governments priorities. With most mental health conditions making an appearance before the age of 24 (1), time spent in Higher Education is critical for offering support to young people.
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Community Vaccine Champions demonstrate an important proof of concept

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) commissioned us to evaluate the Community Vaccine Champions programme. We found that both flexibility and locally embedded Champions were the key to the programmes success.

Change in the air?

At Manchester’s Housing conference back in June, many of the conversations both on stage and around the fringes sensed the possibility of change in the air, and what that may mean for the housing sector.

Social Housing: Working together to drive meaningful change

This week we saw Prince William launch Homewards, a five-year programme that will bring local organisations together to end street homelessness.

Building Knowledge of Women’s Lived Experience of Gambling and Gambling Harms across Great Britain – Research Findings

Voices of women with lived experiences of gambling and gambling harms have always been  important, but always underrepresented and underexplored in popular discourse around gambling harms and support treatments.

Recently published DfE study highlights concerns around teacher and leader pay and workloads

The findings of a report recently published by the Department of Education reveal that teachers and leaders are working excessive workloads and are dissatisfied with their pay

Sexual misconduct in HE: building a national picture

The disproportionate incidence of sexual misconduct in Higher Education (HE) is a troubling yet well-documented reality. Despite this, a sector-level measure of prevalence remains underdeveloped, something the OfS is working hard to address.

Green Social Prescribing: what do patients, the public and clinicians think?

Our project ‘Preventing and tackling mental ill health through green social prescribing’ gathered robust evidence on perceptions and behaviours related to green social prescribing.

Social Housing: Jeremy Hunt may not be our Ryan Reynolds, but we’ll certainly be cheering the sector on

After a tough year of turmoil and underinvestment, with one heart-breaking headline after another, we look towards another difficult year for the social housing sector.

The tenant satisfaction measures: our lessons learned so far

As the social housing sector braces itself for the final month of the financial year, and implementing the new tenant satisfaction measures (TSMs) feels more real than ever before, we wanted to share some of what we’ve learned.

A step in a new direction – discovering a career in social research

From equine grad to senior research executive, Amy shares her experience of her early career in social research, including the support she’s received along the way.

Flex is best: A human-first approach to flexible working

As a recruiter, I’ve seen many changes in the way people work. Not that long ago, it was the norm for people to work above and beyond hours without compensation. Many of us have travelled across the country for hour-long face to face meetings.