The impacts have been achieved through an active programme of dissemination. We held a data workshop for potential users which was attended by senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students. This introduced the key features of the dataset, the opportunities that it provided for analysis, as well as arrangements for accessing the data. Many of the participants have subsequently used the data for their own research.
We have presented our results at a wide range of invited lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences in Britain, Europe and America, including the CES, EPOP, PSA, ECPR and APSA annual conferences. We have given presentations both of substantive findings and on methodological aspects (such as a presentation on the survey design at the Research Methods Festival). We have also published one journal article already (in Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties), have two further articles accepted for publication (in Parliamentary Affairs and in Political Studies), have three further articles submitted for publication, and submitted the manuscript of our book to Oxford University Press at the end of 2012.
We are also guest-editing a special issue of the leading specialist journal Ethnic and Racial Studies, inviting a range of scholars to contribute articles on generational change. While we did not require scholars to use the EMBES data, several contributors to the special issue have taken the opportunity to do so. Contributors have used the data to explore generational change in structural (labour market) integration and employment in the ethnic enclave, ethnic, national and religious identities, patterns of social relationships and intermarriage, attitudes towards the political system, multiculturalism, support for protest, political participation and overall political integration.