An innovative method for measuring multidimensional poverty is helping governments and organisations globally to design more effective poverty-reduction programmes.
All impact case studies (quality of life)
- Results: (13)
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.
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.
Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
A self-help training programme for insomnia sufferers, developed by researchers, has been adopted and rolled out by NHS across the UK.
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.
Data from the Millennium Cohort Study were used extensively by the Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances, commissioned by the Government in 2010.
Research from the New Dynamics of Ageing programme is highlighting the contributions and needs of India's older population to policymakers.
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.
Research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has been referenced in government strategy papers and informed US anti-poverty strategy.