Past events

The UK government has long been advocating digital as a means to enhance citizen experience, increase efficiency and improve outcomes through publi...

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26 January 2017

The UK is a digital nation. By the end of 2013, nearly 80% of adults were using the Internet nearly every day. That’s a higher penetration than anywhere else in the EU except the Nordics, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. But while we may be digital consumers, running digital businesses and living in digital communities, are we digital citizens?

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16 June 2014

With the squeeze on living standards, is the green agenda changing in importance in austerity Britain? Do brands need to reposition their strategies to better reflect shifting consumer attitudes?

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28 November 2013

In the third and last of our seminars this autumn, we explore how disruptive a force mobile is – to what extent it will affect, benefit or even harm social research? We’ll look at ways that mobile is changing current practice, even where the research strategy is not explicitly mobile and we’ll draw on examples where research tools which are designed with mobile devices in mind can complement our existing capabilities or could do so in the future.

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20 November 2013

As the government transitions to ‘digital by default’, we explore how far we can protect quality while reducing costs by moving cross-sectional surveys online. This is a challenge for social research given the importance of accurately representing the population’s views and experiences.

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9 October 2013

At the first of our three seminars, we’ll look at the immediate issue of response rates, and explore the extent to which high response rates matter in delivering value from cross-sectional surveys. We’ll discuss how research commissioners can address the apparent trade-off between high quality research and constantly squeezed budgets.

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10 September 2013

Tracking business conditions in real-time is essential to allowing Businesses, Governments and Organisations to position themselves to respond to t...

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23 July 2013

There has been much recent attention given in policy terms to addressing the lack of financial resilience in the UK population and the key issues of retirement planning, the funding of social care, and adapting to an ageing society.

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24 April 2013

The IIPS invites you to a morning briefing to consider ways of driving greater value and improvements in the delivery of public services ...

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25 October 2012

On Thursday, 10th May, Kantar Public and the DCMS jointly held an event presenting findings from the year-long Taking Part survey which illustrates...

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10 May 2012

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