Using Information Science to enhance educational preventing violent extremism programmes

Educational preventing violent extremism (EPVE) programs have had (to date) little if any theoretical underpinning.

In-work poverty: low pay, productivity and gender – Professor Ashwin Kumar’s Inaugral Lecture

Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University | Mon 15 June 2020

Kids Rule OK! Webinar: Tips and Pitfalls of engaging with children in evaluations

Venue: Zoom organised by the UK Evaluation Society | 9 July 2020

Reflections from the classroom. MiCreate team blogs its research

Already in its second year, MiCreate, a project providing a child-centred approach to exploring and surmounting integration challenges, has gathered valuable insights from schools across Manchester.

Roundtable on EuroCohort at Department for Education

Today members of PERU are leading a roundtable session at the Department for Education updating on the latest developments in the EuroCohort project.

PERU to evaluate three Youth Endowment Fund projects

PERU is pleased to announce that it is working with the Youth Endowment Fund to evaluate 3 of the twenty two projects for which funding is announced today.

Securing High-Quality Data on Populations

Population Europe have published a policy brief which argues that there is a need for high quality comparative longitudinal survey for the full life-course.

Securing High-quality Data on Populations

Why we need EuroCohort, GGP and SHARE in Europe

The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) gears up to bring the EuroCohort survey to life

The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) is developing the technical, financial and political case for a European-wide longitudinal cohort study of children and young people's wellbeing.

Power dynamics in “service provision”

Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University
Wed 8 May 2019

The Manchester Crime and Justice Film Festival: Mona Lisa

Venue: Number 70 Oxford Road
Thu 9 May 201

County Lines – the inside story

Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University
Tue 9 April 2019

Measuring Youth Well-being: How a Pan-European Longitudinal Survey can improve Policy

This volume presents key findings from the EU funded Measuring Youth Well-being (MYWeB) project which assessed the feasibility of a European Longitudinal Study for Children and Young People (ELSCYP).

T2A Final Process Evaluation Report

The T2A Pathway initiative, 6 projects led by charities in partnership with statutory services, delivered services to 16-25 year olds across sites in England between 2014-2017.

Grandmentors Review: Final Report

Grandmentors Review: Final Report

Understanding Youth Participation Across Europe

From Survey to Ethnography - presents findings from a major cross-European research project mapping the civic and political engagement of young Europeans in the context of both shared and diverse political heritages.

Eurosceptic Youth: Interest, Trust and Ideology

Eurosceptic Youth: Interest, Trust and Ideology

The Economic Inefficiency of Student Fees and Loans

In this report, published by the Intergenerational Foundation, Kevin argues that the benefits of a young person getting a higher education qualification in England accrue in the ratio 58% to the nation and 42% to the graduate.

Wellbeing beyond GDP

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University | Wed 4 November 2015

Effective de-commissioning: the flip-side of effective commissioning

Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University Location: Manchester, Uk | Wed 21 October 2015

Radical Futures

Youth, Politics and Activism in Contemporary Europe

The Current Evidence Base and Future Needs in Improving Children’s Well-Being Across Europe

There has been a growing interest among academics, policy makers and practitioners in the subjective well-being of children and young people (CYP).

MYPLACE Election Special

The UK elections take place on the 7th May.

MYPLACE Final Conference

Venue: Importanne Hotels and Resort Dubrovnik, Croatia. | Thu 5 March 2015 - Sat 7 March 2015

How to Run the Country Manual – Election Special Discussion

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University Business School | Tue 21 April 2015

Webinar 1: Getting Started and Theory of Change

Venue: Webinar. Location Manchester Metropolitan University | Mon 30 March 2015
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Alcohol Interventions in Prison – Brief Interventions, Screening, Recovery

Venue: Manchester Evening Seminar | Thu 5 February 2015

MYPLACE Thematic Report