Professor Helen Ball provided important input to the Infant Sleep Information Source project and contributed to the re-evaluation of guidance to parents, clinical and public health policy.
All impact case studies (health and wellbeing)
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Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
ESRC-funded research provided Cornwall Council with effective training tools for social care staff - improving adult care and leading to yearly cost savings of £80,000.
A self-help training programme for insomnia sufferers, developed by researchers, has been adopted and rolled out by NHS across the UK.
Government used ESRC-funded research to inform its policies when increasing competition in the NHS.
A review by Dr Sarah Johnsen at the University of York and the charity Crisis on the effectiveness of housing models has directly shaped development of the 'Housing First' pilot project in the UK.
Research by Professor Peter Hajek at the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS) was a key part of a US consultation on Nicotine Replacement Therapy. Professor Marcus Munafo' s findings were used in support for tobacco packaging legislation in Australia.
Resilient Therapy, a successful resilience-boosting practice developed through ESRC-funded research by Professor Angie Hart, has been embedded in two community organisations.
Data from the Millennium Cohort Study were used extensively by the Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances, commissioned by the Government in 2010.
A review of the welfare system to consider ways of enhancing employment, by Professor Paul Gregg from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, informed the Department for Work and Pensions' white paper on welfare reform.