Policy Research Briefings and Reports

Below is a series of our older policy research briefings and reports from before 2018 based on the work of researchers across the University of Bristol. 

DateTitle of projectAuthorsKeyword
Dec 2019

Lessons from political opinion polls: using surveys to value non-market goods such as human life

Thomas, Philip

Technology, Politics and Society, nuclear, polling, surveys
Oct 2019  Queer Asylum in Germany: Better visibility and access to legal and social support needed for LGBTQI+ people seeking asylum in Germany

Tschalaer, Dr Mengia;
Dr Nina Held

Politics and Society, Queer asylum, LGBTQI+, asylum seekers, human rights, gender identity
Oct 2019 Policy Briefing 77 Oct-2019 Germany queer asylum German version (PDF, 336kB)

Tschalaer, Dr Mengia;
Dr Nina Held

Politics and Society, Queer asylum, LGBTQI+, asylum seekers, human rights, gender identity
Oct 2019  Work and workers should be central in the UK national food strategy

Ferrando, Dr Tomaso; Vicki Hird; 
Deirdre Woods

Business and Economy, Energy and Environment, Politics and Society, food, Agricultural Bill, UK workers, national food strategy
Sept 2019  Sri Lanka: Responding to new challenges for peace in the shadow of the Easter Sunday attacks

Algar-Faria, Gilberto; Anupama Ranawana; Rosanna Carver

Politics and society, Sri Lanka, peace, poverty, peacebuilding, reconciliation, Easter Sunday attacks
Aug 2019  Biddable Youth. Twitter sports and esports gambling adverts: action required to protect children

Nairn, Agnes ; Josh Smith

 Politics and society, health and medicine, education, gambling, esports, children, Twitter, betting
April 2019 The importance of being Dad: services working with families should recognise and support all fathers, including those with learning difficulties

Tilbury, Nadine; Jon Symonds; Beth Tarleton

Politics and society, health and medicine, fathers, learning difficulties, support services
June 2019 The fight for financial inclusion: free access to cash must be guaranteed across the UK

Tischer, Daniel; Jamie Evans; Sara Davies

Politics and society, business and economy, ATMs, AvCash, Access to Cash Review, cash, financial inclusion, money, PFRC
June 2019 Privacy implications of pet wearables

van der Linden, Dr Dirk; et al

Technology, Politics and society, Business and economy, pet wearables, data, data tracking, cybersecurity, GPS, GDPR, data capture, Barney Craggs, Professor Awais Rashid, Anna Zamansky, Irit Hadar
May 2019 Higher Education in South Africa: addressing inequalities experienced by students from rural contexts

Timmis, Dr Sue; et al 

Education, politics and society, schools, rural students, South Africa, SARiHE, higher education, widening participation, Thea de Wet, Sheila Trahar, Lisa Lucas, Karen Desborough,
Kibbie Naidoo, Patricia Muhuro, Emmanuel Mgqwashu, Gina Wisker
May 2019 National and local policies still need strengthening: findings from the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review

Heslop, Professor Pauline; Chris Allen 

Health and medicine, politics and society, learning disabilities, Learning Disabilities Mortality Review, LeDeR 
 Apr 2019  Rewarding food businesses that promote healthier and sustainable eating: Lessons learned from the Bristol Eating Better Award evaluation

Papadaki, Dr Angeliki; et al 

Health and medicine, politics and society, food, Bristol Eating Better, Sugar Smart, nutrition, food businesses, Chelsea Alventosa, Zoi Toumpakari, Clare England, Simon Sebire, Laura Johnson, Grace Davies, Brianna O’Malley, Wendy Parker, Sally Hogg 
Apr 2019 Economic and social well-being in the UK: how living standards should be measured

Patsios, Dr Demi; Dr Marco Pomati

Politics and society, Business and economy, living standards, well-being, material deprivation, income, financial situation
Apr 2019 Addressing older men’s experiences of loneliness and social isolation in later life

Willis, Dr Paul; et al 

Politics and society, health and medicine, loneliness, older men, older men at the margins, OMAM, social isolation, social engagement, Alex Vickery, Jackie Hammond, Jon Symonds, Tricia Jessiman, David Abbott
Mar 2019 Academy Trusts need better support to promote health

Jessiman, Tricia; et al 

Education, health and medicine, schools, academies, Academy Trusts, health, health promotion, Rona Campbell, Russ Jago, Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Esther Van Sluijs
Mar 2019 Common Cause: action needed to create fair and mutual research partnerships between universities and Black and Minority Ethnic Communities Dunleavy, Katherine Education, politics and society, research partnerships, BAME, Black and Ethnic Minorities, BAME Communities
Mar 2019 Ensuring trans people in Wales receive dignified and inclusive health and social care in later life: The Trans Ageing and Care (TrAC) project, 2016-18 Willis, Dr Paul; Dr Michele Raithby Politics and society, health and medicine, trans, transgender, inclusive health care, gender, LGB&T
Mar 2019  Reimagining refugee rights: addressing asylum harms in Britain, Denmark and Sweden Canning, Dr Victoria Politics and Society; refugees; asylum seekers; deportation centres; refugee rights 
Mar 2019 Universities should review support, assessment and contextual offers for widening participation students Thomas, Professor Sally; Dr Lei Zhang; Professor Harvey Goldstein Education;universities;higher education;widening participation;accessibility;value-added;contextual offers;students;

Mar 2019

 PolicyBristol Policy Report 48 Feb 2019 FGM safeguarding Somali version (PDF, 917kB)

Karlsen, Dr Saffron; Dr Natasha Carver;  Dr Magda Mogilnicka; Prof Christina Pantazis 

Politics and Society; Health and Medicine; FGM; Female Genital Mutilation; Safeguarding; Somalis

Mar 2019

“Stigmatising” and “traumatising” approaches to FGM-safeguarding need urgent review

Karlsen, Dr Saffron; Dr Natasha Carver;  Dr Magda Mogilnicka; Prof Christina Pantazis 

Politics and Society;Health and Medicine;FGM;Female Genital Mutilation;Safeguarding;Somalis

Jan 2019

NHS managers: part of the solution, not the problem

Veronesi, Professor Gianluca;  Professor Ian Kirkpatrick ; Associate Professor Ali Altanlar

Health and Medicine;Politics and Society;NHS;NHS Long Term Plan;Managers

Jan 2019

The Government’s Progress 8 school performance measure needs to account for pupil background

Leckie, Dr George; Professor Harvey Goldstein

Education; schools; Progress 8; measures;ALSPAC

Jan 2019

Understanding integration processes: informing policy and practice

Charsley, Dr Katharine; Dr Sarah Spencer

Politics and society; integration; Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper; migrants

Dec 2018 

 Minimising the risks of major industrial accidents

Taylor, Dr Richard; Dr John May; Dr Neil Carhart; Richard Voke

Politics and Society; Technology; nuclear; industrial accidents; risk management

Nov 2018

 Delivering public health outcomes: vending machines should stock healthier food and drinks

Papadaki, Dr Angeliki; Dr Zoi Toumpakari; Dr Laura Johnson

Health and Medicine; Politics and Society; food; vending machines; obesity; obesogenic food

Nov 2018

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: prevention, identification and support need more resources

McQuire, Dr Cheryl; Professor Shantini Paranjothy 

Health and Medicine; Politics and Society; FASD; children; Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder;ALSPAC

Nov 2018

A UK right to food law could tackle food poverty and environmental degradation

Ferrando, Dr Tomaso; Kath Dalmeny

Politics and Society; Health and Medicine; food; poverty; Agricultural Bill 2017-19

Nov 2018

More than a medical symptom: the need for holistic care of breathlessness

Carel, Professor Havi; et al

Health and Medicine; breath; life of breath; breathlessness; COPD;Jane Macnaughton;Alice Malpass; Kate Binnie; Coreen McGuire; Gene Feder; James W. Dodd; Jordan Collver; Elspeth Penny
Nov 2018 Universities should be accessible to everyone, with lifelong learning at the heart of their work Sperlinger, Professor Tom; Professor Josie McLellan; Professor Richard Pettigrew Education; universities; lifelong learning; accessibility
 Oct 2018 Young people with continence problems need
better support at secondary school
Joinson, Dr Carol; Dr Katie Whale; Juliette Randall Health and Medicine; continence; young people, ERIC

Oct 2018

Mapping the ‘soft properties’ of cities for effective policy interventions Barter, Edmund; Thilo Gross

Energy and Environment, soft properties, physical infrastructure, cities, mapping

Oct 2018

How should health policy respond to the growing challenge of multimorbidity? Salisbury, Professor Chris; Bruce Guthrie; Peter Bower; Stewart W Mercer 

Health and Medicine; NHS; Multimorbidity

Oct 2018

Industrial Sustainability and the Role of Research in Addressing the UK Industrial Strategy’s Grand Challenges Smart, Professor Palie

Technology, Politics and Society, Industrial Sustainability, Industrial Strategy

Oct 2018

All parents should be offered the opportunity to engage with the review of their baby’s death Burden, Dr Christy; et al

politics and society; Health and medicine; perinatal death; stillbirth; PMRT programme, PNMR review; parents; bereavement;Danya Bakhbakhi;Mary Lynch;Laura Timlin;Claire Storey;Alexander Heazell;Dimitrios Siassakos

Sept 2018

Enhancing the integration of Pakistani migrant husbands

Charsley, Dr Katharine

Politics and Society; Education; integration; migrant;QED

Sept 2018

 Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Reframing language education

Burdett, Professor Charles; Professor Jennifer Burns; Professor Derek Duncan; Professor Loredana Polezzi

Arts and Culture, Education, Politics and Society, TML project, languages

Sept 2018

Sustainable fisheries, food security: lessons from tilapia fish in Tanzania Genner, Professor Martin; et al   Energy and Environment; Sustainable fisheries; Tanzania;tilapia; cross-breeding

Sept 2018

Measures of school performances are biased by genetic differences between students

Morris, Dr Tim; et al  

politics and society; Health and medicine; genetics; CVA; genetic data; school performance; school league tables

June 2018

Increasing the duration of repeat prescriptions may save NHS money and improve care Payne, Dr Rupert; Dr Sarah King; Dr Ed Wilson; Dr Céline Miani Health and Medicine;prescriptions; NHS England; repeat prescriptions; medication;
June 2018 Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Women’s Advocate

Bates, Dr Lis; Dr Geetanjali Gangoli

Politics and Society; refugees; asylum-seekers; sexual violence; gender violence; women; ASVARW
June 2018 Loneliness and isolation: the need for community-led action

Barke, Dr Jenny; et al  

Politics and Society;social isolation; loneliness; community; Connected Communities; BS3 Community;  Ben Crawford, Helen Manchester and Morag McDermont; James Duggan; Ruth Green; Simon Hankins; Steve Franks; Carol Jubb; Alan Nye; Alexandra Pickford
May 2018 Policy report 33 - May 2018 - Words matter (PDF, 185kB) Dowling, Sandra; Joe Webb; Val Williams; Marina Gall Politics and Society;Disability Rights UK; Getting Things Changed; Dept of Health and Social Care
May 2018  Policy report 32 - May 2018 - Universities (PDF, 410kB)  D'Evelyn, Stephen; et al  Politics and Society;Disability Rights UK; Getting Things Changed; Universities; Victoria Mason-Angelow; Wendy Merchant; Sue Porter; Stuart Read; Sheila Trahar
May 2018  Policy report 31- May 2018 - Actors with learning disabilities (PDF, 315kB) Richards, Beth; Mike Steel, Victoria Mason-Angelow Politics and Society;Disability Rights UK; Getting Things Changed; Equity; The Arts Council
May 2018  ‌Policy report 30 - May 2018 - Family-focused support (PDF, 411kB) Tilbury, Nadine; Beth Tarleton; Danielle Turney; Wendy Merchant Politics and Society;Disability Rights UK; Getting Things Changed
May 2018  Policy report 29 - May 2018 - Open up Music (PDF, 385kB) Gall, Marina; Val Williams; Joe Webb, Sandra Dowling Politics and Society; The Music Education Council; Disability Rights UK; OpenUpMusic
May 2018  Policy report 28 - May 2018 - Hospitals (PDF, 391kB) Read, Stuart; et al   Politics and Society;Hospitals;Hospital Trusts;Clinical Commissioning Groups;Care Quality Commission;Pauline Heslop; Caroline Miles; Victoria Mason-Angelow; Sue Turner; Chris Hatton
May 2018 Policy report 27 - May 2018 - Commissioners and co-production (PDF, 632kB) Sass, Bernd; Anna Denham Politics and Society;DPO's;Adult Social Care; Local Authorities; Commissioners
May 2018 Policy report 26 - May 2018 - Dementia (PDF, 518kB) Webb, Joe; Val Williams, Sandra Dowling and Marina Gall Politics and Society;dementia;Dept of Health and Social Care; Local Authorities; service providers
May 2018 Peace capacity building Juncos, Dr Ana E; Gilberto Algar-Faria; Natalie Jester Politics and Society;marginalised groups;conflict prevention;peacebuilding;PeaceCapacity
Apr 2018  Calculating the value of human life: safety decisions that can be trusted (PDF, 1,000kB) Thomas, Professor Philip Politics and Society;Medicine;J value;VPF;value of a prevented fatality;life expectancy value;cost-benefit analysis;health and safety;risk management
Mar 2018

British citizenship in times of Brexit

Prabhat, Dr Devyani

Politics and Society;Immigration;Citizenship;Home Office;Brexit;British citizenship;EEA;ILR;Britishness;Belonging and Citizenship

Feb 2018

Encounter, conversation and interaction: Improving
community relations through religious education

McKeown Jones, Dr Shelley, et al;   Politics and Society;children;religious education;NATRE;Westhill;community relations;UK; Dr Janet Orchard;Dr Amanda Williams;Dr Kathryn Wright;Ms Kate Christopher;Dr Rachael Jackson-Royal
Feb 2018 Management consultancy and inefficiency in the NHS

Sturdy, Professor Andrew; Gianluca Veronesi; Ian Kirkpatrick

Health and Medicine;Business and Economy;NHS;patient;care;health;GP;NHS Trust;management consultancy
Jan 2018  The future of farming policy in the UK: giving farmers a voice in development and delivery Morgans, Lisa; Dr Kristen Reyher; Lisa van Dijk; Professor David Main Health and Medicine;Energy and Environment;livestock;animal welfare;Brexit;UK farming;farmer-first;AHDB;SAC Consulting; ADAS;veterinary practices
Jan 2018  Farm animal welfare  Mullan, Dr Siobhan; Professor David Main; Dr Jessica Stokes Health and Medicine;Politics and Society;Energy and Environment;livestock;animal welfare;Brexit;UK farming;Red Tractor;RSPCA;Assured and Organic
Jan 2018  Mixed-immigration status families Griffiths, Dr Melanie; Candice Morgan Politics and Society;Immigration;Deportation;Home Office;families;Article 8;European Convention on Human Rights;ECHR;mixed-immigration status
Jan 2018 Detention of fathers Griffiths, Dr Melanie; Candice Morgan Politics and Society;Immigration;Deportation;Home Office;families;detention centres;IRCs;fathers
Jan 2018 Operation Nexus Griffiths, Dr Melanie; Candice Morgan Politics and Society;immigration;operation nexus;deportation;Home Office;Foreign National Offenders;FNOs;families 
Jan 2018 Rates of giant liver and rumen fluke in cattle: implications for effective control in Tanzania Eisler, Professor Mark; et al.  Health and Medicine;politics and society;energy and environment;Tanzania;cattle;drug-resistant infection;Rose Vineer;Coles;Kassuku;Nzalawahe;parasites;livestock;community;fluke;fasciolosis
Dec 2017 Preventing suicide in Sri Lanka: Supporting vulnerable populations Knipe, Dr Duleeka; et al.  Health and Medicine; politics and society;suicide;pesticides;Metcalfe;Lambert;Gunnell;Jayamanne;Rajapakse;Dass
Dec 2017 Policy report 20 - Sinhala version (PDF, 253kB) Knipe, Dr Duleeka; et al.  Health and Medicine; politics and society;suicide;pesticides;Metcalfe;Lambert;Gunnell;Jayamanne;Rajapakse;Dass
Dec 2017 Policy report 20 - Tamil version (PDF, 457kB) Knipe, Dr Duleeka; et al.  Health and Medicine; politics and society;suicide;pesticides;Metcalfe;Lambert;Gunnell;Jayamanne;Rajapakse;Dass
Nov 2017 Developing inclusive care homes for older people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) Willis, Dr Paul; Professor Trish Hafford-Letchfield; Professor Kathryn Almack; Dr Paul Simpson Health and Medicine;politics and society;arts and culture;LGBT;care homes;inclusion;ageing;equality
Nov 2017 Children growing up in the care of relatives in the UK‌  Wijedasa, Dinithi Arts and Culture;Politics and Society;children;kinship;relatives;UK
Nov 2017 Online GP consultation systems need further development and careful implementation to realise benefits Farr, Michelle; et al.  Health and Medicine;NHS;patient;care;health;GP
Nov 2017 Poo Patrol: Community-led science and action to reduce dog fouling and improve child health Watson, Dr Debbie; Clare Marshall; Professor Eric Morgan Energy and Environment;Health and Medicine;Arts and Culture;Politics and Society;child health;dog poo;Poo Patrol;public health
Nov 2017 Advising in Austerity: The value of good advice McDermont, Professor Morag; Ben Crawford; Sue Evans Politics and society;austerity;citizen's advice; funding; legal rights; Productive Margins;advice;infographic;Anna
Oct 2017 Comparing Chilean school performance: improving fairness in the classification of schools Muñoz-Chereau, Dr Bernardita; Professor Sally Thomas Politics and Society;Chile;School;education;accountability;value-added
Oct 2017 Pregnancy loss: consistent bereavement care pathways needed McGuinness, Dr Sheelagh; Dr Karolina Kuberska; Dr Danielle Fuller Health and Medicine;pregnancy;guidelines;bereavement;Human Tissue Authority;HTA;NHS;patient;care;health

Oct 2017 Advice to eat fish at least twice a week during pregnancy lost in confusing guidelines Taylor, Dr Caroline; Professor Jean Golding, Professor Alan Emond Health and Medicine;pregnancy;mercury;fish;dietary guidance;ALSPAC
Oct 2017 Cleft lip and palate: Improve centralised model of care to ensure best outcomes for children Ness, Andy; et al. Health and Medicine;Cleft Care UK;cleft lip;cleft;NIHR; NHS;health;children;child
Sept 2017 An evidence informed response to the Taylor Review (PDF, 452kB) Bales, Dr Katie; Professor Alan Bogg; Professor Tonia Novitz Politics and Society;Business and economy;work;labour;gig;economy;zero-hours;contracts;labour rights
Sept 2017 Appropriate Adults: Protecting the rights and welfare of vulnerable adults in custody Jessiman, Tricia; Ailsa Cameron Health and Medicine;Politics and society;vulnerable adults;safeguarding;police;welfare;criminal justice system;appropriate;appropriate adults
Sept 2017 Data sovereignty: How can we control our personal data? (PDF, 180kB) Howard, Marilyn; et al. Arts and Culture;Politics and society;Data;Productive margins;women;community;Knowle;3G;Merthyr Tydfil;KWMC
July 2017 Delivery is just as important as content in sex and relationship education Pound, Pandora; Rona Campbell, Health and Medicine;Sex;Relationship;Education;school;teacher;SRE;NHS;
July 2017 EU maritime capacity-building in the Horn of Africa Ejdus, Filip Politics and society;EU;peace building
June 2017 Getting girls active: Reducing gender inequality in physical activity Sebire, Dr Simon; Professor Russ Jago, Kate Banfield, Professor Angie Page Arts and Culture;Health and medicine;exercise;physical activity;gender;adolescence
May 2017 Advising in Austerity: How Citizens Advice can adapt to uncertain times McDermont, Professor Morag; Ben Crawford Politics and Society;austerity;citizen's advice; funding; legal rights; Productive Margins
April 2017 What can we expect from a metro mayor? Sweeting, Dr David; Professor Alex Marsh Politics and Society;Bristol;metro mayor;governance;West of England Combined Authority
Feb 2017 Improving sheep and goat health: community-led monitoring and targeted treatment Morgan, Dr Eric; et al. Health and Medicine;parasites;drug-resistant infection; livestock;community
Jan 2017 Another shake-up of school league tables: how should we measure and hold schools accountable for the progress of their pupils? Leckie, Dr George; Professor Harvey Goldstein Politics and Society;education;schools;league tables;progress measures
Jan 2017 Managing change without the use of external consultants: how to organise consultant managers Sturdy, Professor Andrew; Dr Nick Wylie Business and Economy;management consultancy;consultant manager;TESI;change
Dec 2016 The ‘public value’ of research: creating long-term conversations between universities and communities Facer, Professor Kerry; Dr Bryony Enright, Katherine Dunleavy Politics and society;collaboration;university;Connected Communities;research
Dec 2016 Preventing and responding to conflict: Improving EU civilian capabilities must be prioritised Juncos, Dr Ana E. Politics and Society;EU;conflict prevention;peacebuilding
Nov 2016 Too many takeaways? How the food environment affects the health and wellbeing of communities Webster, Kitty Arts and Culture;Health and Medicine;Politics and society;diet;wellbeing;community;productive margins;planning;food
Nov 2016 Priorities for suicide prevention: balancing the risks and opportunities of internet use Biddle, Dr Lucy; et al. Health and medicine;suicide prevention;internet;crisis;online help
Oct 2016 Planning Ahead: EU crisis management interventions require local ownership at the earliest stage Ejdus, Dr Filip Politics and society;EU;crisis management;CSDP;security;peace building
Oct 2016 Bursaries are an important component of widening participation in Higher Education and their funding should be maintained Harris, Richard; Sara Davies Politics and society;schools;inequality;education;participation;finance
Oct 2016 Researchers and mathematics teachers must collaborate to overcome barriers to student participation in Higher Education Sutherland, Professor Rosamund; et al. Politics and society;schools;inequality;education;participation
Oct 2016 Active after-school clubs are important for improving children’s physical activity Jago, Professor Russell; Dr Simon Sebire and Dr Emma Solomon-Moore Health and medicine;children;obesity;physical activity;wellbeing;education;schools
Oct 2016 Good Practice Guidance on working with parents with a learning disability must be updated and placed at the heart of practice Tarleton, Beth; Nadine Tilbury Politics and society;Disability;Family;Social care;guidance
Oct 2016 Stakeholders’ participation: a fundamental prerequisite for equitable and functional Marine Protected Areas Pieraccini, Dr Margherita Energy and environment;
July 2016 Brexit: clarity is essential before the UK pulls the Article 50 trigger Syrpis, Dr Phil Politics and society;Law;Brexit;Foreign Affairs;European Union;EU
July 2016 Conflicts of interest in healthcare: NHS procurement rules must be clarified Sanchez-Graells, Dr Albert Health and medicine;Politics and society;nhs;public services;healthcare
July 2016 Clean water linked to rising birth rates in Africa: why development initiatives must consider women’s reproductive services Gibson, Dr Mhairi; Dr Tigist Grieve Health and medicine;International development;reproductive services;technology
June 2016 Widening access to university: Step change needed to support talented learners from disadvantaged backgrounds Tikly, Professor Leon; et al.  Politics and society;inequality;education;participation
June 2016 Life chances: Re-imagining regulatory systems for low-income families in modern urban settings Watson, Debbie; et al. Politics and society;benefits;low income;poverty;community;Productive Margins
May 2016 Living near the next Fukushima: public perception of risk affects property value Coulomb, Dr Renaud; Dr Yanos Zylberberg Energy and environment;house prices;risk analysis;property
Apr 2016 Trident Renewal: future vulnerabilities must be taken seriously Edmunds, Professor Timothy; et al. Politics and society;security;nuclear;trident;technology
Apr 2016 Women at the top: women in senior positions can help boards achieve social goals Ellwood, Professor Sheila; Dr Javier Garcia-Lacalle Business and economy;Politics and society;Gender;CSR;Diversity;Leadership
Apr 2016 Marriage and Migration: facilitating the integration of migrant spouses Charsley, Dr Katharine; et al. Politics and society;citizenship;family;gender
Apr 2016 Fear of Fracking: earthquakes linked to shale gas exploration cause house prices to fall Gibbons, Professor Steve; Dr Stephan Heblich, Esther Lho, Professor Christopher Timmins Energy and environment;fracking;energy;house prices
Apr 2016 Children’s British Citizenship: exposing the barriers to registration Prabhat, Dr Devyani; Ms Jessica Hambly, Ms Solange Valdez Politics and society;citizenship;children;immigration;law
Mar 2016 China’s Investment in Europe: labour management practice in the electronics industry requires overhaul Andrijasevic, Dr Rutvica; Dr Devi Sacchetto, Dr Jan Drahokoupil Politics and society;Labour rights;international trade;investment;CSR
Mar 2016 Recognising the complexity of urban governance and leadership is critical for sustainable future cities Bird, Caroline; Professor Andy Gouldson, Gary Topp Politics and society;future cities;Bristol;urban;governance
Mar 2016 Trident renewal: Strategic utility and trade-offs must be made explicit Dorman, Professor Andrew; Professor David Dunn, Professor Timothy Edmunds Energy and environment;Politics and society;
Jan 2016 Extending initial teacher education to raise standards and improve teacher retention Orchard, Dr Janet; Professor Christopher Winch Politics and society;education;teaching;ITE
Nov 2015 The Quipu project: Participatory story-telling can help rebuild community in post-authoritarian societies Tucker, Dr Karen; Dr Matthew Brown Arts and culture;Politics and society;human rights, community; technology;Peru
Nov 2015 Policies that reduce greenhouse gases can improve human wellbeing Hiscock, Dr R.; et al. Energy and environment;greenhouse gases;climate change;wellbeing
Nov 2015 Registering children as British citizens: current laws require overhaul Prabhat, Dr Devyani; Ms Jessica Hambly, Ms Solange Valdez Politics and society;children;citizenship;education;PRCBC;finance;legal
Sep 2015 Widening participation in the digital age: can online networks and technologies support underrepresented students in succeeding at university? Timmis, Dr Sue; Ms Wan Ching Yee, Dr Bernie Munoz Chereau Politics and society;technology;education;university;social media;inequality;access
June 2015 Energy planning in cities requires holistic assessment of both environmental and health impacts Friedrich, Professor Rainer; et al. Energy and environment;city;global;electricity;climate change
Apr 2015 Fresh approach needed towards regulation and support of ‘green’ social enterprises in the emerging new economy Morgan, Professor Bronwen; Caroline Bird, Declan Kuch Energy and environment;business;governance;community
Apr 2015 One size won’t fit all: Buildings have diverse effects on health and the environment across Europe and China Niittynen, Marjo; et al. Politics and society;energy and environment;
Mar 2015 Teenage Kicks: Cultural policy and practice needs to reflect the views, lives and ideas of young people Manchester, Dr Helen Arts and culture;young people;diversity;culture;digital;participation
Mar 2015 Mayoral governance in Bristol: An initial assessment of impacts Sweeting, Dr David; Professor Robin Hambleton Politics and society;Bristol;mayor;local governance;mayoral governance;Bristol Civic Leadership Project
Mar 2015 Employment tribunal claims: debunking the myths Busby, Professor Nicole; Professor Morag McDermont Politics and society;employment tribunal;legal aid;fees;unfair dismissal;Productive Margins
Jan 2015 Enhancing spaces for Muslim women’s engagement Aabe, Nura; et al. Politics and society;muslim;women;inclusivity;participation;public spaces
Dec 2014 Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015: Defence Must Close the Civil-Military Gap Dorman, Professor Andrew; Professor David Dunn, Professor Timothy Edmunds Politics and society;defence;armed forces;organisational culture
Dec 2014 Care homes need urgent review Manchester, Dr Helen; Dr Liz Loyd Politics and society;ageing;care homes;care workers;integration
Oct 2014 A directly elected mayor can enhance visible city leadership Sweeting, Dr David; Professor Robin Hambleton Politics and society;mayoral governance;devolution;civic leadership
July 2014 Employment tribunal fees deny workers access to justice Busby, Professor Nicole; Professor Morag McDermont Politics and society;employment tribunal;fees;employment disputes
May 2014 Improving urban neighbourhoods for all: Don’t rely on the middle classes Bridge, Professor Gary Politics and society;middle classes;participation;urban policy;neighbourhoods;segregation
Feb 2014 Afghanistan: no holds barred. If sustainable peace is to be achieved, negotiations must be open to all Algar-Faria, Mr Gilberto Politics and society;peacekeeping;international;negotiations;Afganistan
Dec 2013 The success of ‘naming and shaming’: league tables have a positive impact on performance of schools and hospitals Bevan, Professor Gwyn; Dr Deborah Wilson Politics and society;education;hospitals;league tables;targets
Nov 2013 Biofuels and sustainable development: can sustainability standards stop ‘land grabbing’? Fortin, Dr Elizabeth; Dr Benjamin Richardson Energy and environment;international development;sustainability;land
Sep 2013 The 2008 Global Financial Crisis: effects on mental health and suicide Gunnell, David; et al. Health and medicine;unemployment;suicide;mental health;recession


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