A collaborative CASE studentship between the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Drug and Alcohol Action Team has influenced new policy and practice.
All impact case studies (health and wellbeing)
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The ESRC's Children five-16 Research Programme has informed debates about child care legislation and amendments to the Children Act 1989.
The UK Children Go Online project has had a substantial impact on the design of safeguards to protect children from harmful material on the internet.
Research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has been referenced in government strategy papers and informed US anti-poverty strategy.
Findings from the Research Centre on Micro-Social Change have informed policies against child poverty and reform of the UK tax system.
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.
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership enabled the charity Breast Cancer Care to plan services for groups of people with breast cancer who have traditionally been under-served.
More efficient scheduling led to estimated cost savings of over £400,000 a year at the Manchester Royal Infirmary by enabling 700 extra operations to be performed each year, reducing cancellations and over-runs.