All impact case studies (public services)

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CCTV monitoring

Project management toolsets improved policing

New project management toolsets developed with the ESRC-funded Transformation Project helped Warwickshire Police launch new Automatic Number Plate Recognition schemes on time and budget – targeting vehicle-based criminality and solving a string of serious crimes.

Euro coin

Reforming the Portuguese VAT system

Recommendations by Professor Rita de la Feria led to reforms implemented in the Portugal’s 2012 State Budget which boosted the efficiency of tax and generated savings of 1.2 per cent GDP.

Primary school children

Social science impact on the Sure Start initiative

Social science underpinned by ESRC support played a major role in establishing and delivering the Government's Sure Start initiative in 1999, which aimed to provide integrated early years services for disadvantaged groups.

Family on beach

Using research in family support

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Wakefield Family Services encouraged a culture shift towards using research to improve effectiveness, and the implementation of Research Governance Framework procedures.

Ambulance

Reduced costs for patient transport

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership between York Hospitals NHS Trust and Manchester Business School is expected to produce substantial savings in patient transport - over £120K annually in contract costs and over £200K in ad-hoc transport.

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