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What characteristics and circumstances are associated with feeling lonely?

17 April 2018

The Office for National Statistics has released its analysis of the characteristics and circumstances associated with loneliness following the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017.

Thinking about adolescent neglect – new report

10 April 2018

A new report by The Children’s Society includes recommendations on tackling adolescent neglect for professionals who work with families.

How commissioners use research evidence

09 April 2018

A National Institute for Health Research highlight shows how service commissioners and managers use research evidence, and what research can do to improve their work.

World Health Day 2018: ‘Universal health coverage – everyone, everywhere’

06 April 2018

Research in Practice celebrates World Health Day 2018 by supporting the World Health Organization’s campaign for Universal Health Coverage.

Participate in an independent evaluation on child sexual abuse

03 April 2018

Research in Practice and the University of Bedfordshire are conducting an independent evaluation of the Centre of Expertise for Child Sexual Abuse.

Research in Practice welcomes new Partnership Board Chair

23 March 2018

Andrew Webb, Chair of the Research in Practice Partnership Board, will retire during March 2018. RiP welcomes a new Chair and is looking for new Board members.

Knowledge and Skills Statement update

22 March 2018

The Department for Education has updated its Knowledge and Skills Statement following a consultation.

Celebrating World Social Work Day: ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’

20 March 2018

To celebrate World Social Work Day 2018 RiP has made its RPU open access to view to support community and environmental sustainability.

Direct work with children and young people

16 March 2018

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner and the British Association of Social Workers are gathering feedback to lobby for social workers to spend more time undertaking direct work with children.

Improving the educational outcomes of children in need

16 March 2018

The Department for Education is calling for evidence for what works in improving the educational outcomes of children in need.

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