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Improving the evidence base for adult social care in England
Methods Review

Latest Methods Review

Practitioner research in social care: a review and recommendations
Little attention has been given to understanding practitioner research in social care as a distinct form of research practice. This methods review, by Ian Shaw, Neil Lunt and Fiona Mitchell, explored practitioner research in social care. Read more >>

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Latest News

Annual Conference, 24 March 2015 - not to be missed!
Join us between 09.30 and 16.30 on 24 March 2015 in the New Academic Building at the London School of Economics and Political Science for our next annual conference. Keynote speakers include Richard Hawkes on the future of social care, and Helena Herklots on carers and the Care Act. Read more >>

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The School for Social Care Research (Phase II, 2014 - 2019) is a partnership between the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Universities of Bristol, Kent, Manchester and York, and is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (

Phase I (2009 - 2014) of SSCR involved the London School of Economics and Political Science, King’s College London and the Universities of Kent, Manchester and York.
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