All impact case studies (quality of life)

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Poor children

Helping governments reduce poverty

An innovative method for measuring multidimensional poverty is helping governments and organisations globally to design more effective poverty-reduction programmes.

Food bank

Putting food banks on the policy agenda

Early career researcher Hannah Lambie-Mumford's research on emergency food provision in the UK has provided policymakers, the charitable sector and media with thought-provoking evidence to inform the food poverty debate.

Jokey old men

Challenging age-based stereotypes

A pioneering project in which older women explored their experience of ageing through art provided the impetus for a campaign challenging ageism and sexism through a range of policy and school-based initiatives.


Targeting the 'hard to reach' homeless

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.

Parent and child

Indicators for children's life chances

Data from the Millennium Cohort Study were used extensively by the Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances, commissioned by the Government in 2010.

Indian old woman

Raising awareness of India's elderly

Research from the New Dynamics of Ageing programme is highlighting the contributions and needs of India's older population to policymakers.

Litter bin

Environmental law website

A pioneering website providing public access to environment law information has been created by ESRC researchers at Cardiff University, working in partnership with the UK Environment Law Association.

Mother and child

Supporting families

Research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has been referenced in government strategy papers and informed US anti-poverty strategy.

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