SRA North & Midlands free evening seminar: Using Geographical Analysis to Influence Policy
Helen Barnard, Head of Analysis at the widely respected social research charity the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, will discuss a range of analyses to understand the geographical patterns of poverty. The seminar covers the aims of the analysis, the audiences and impacts, and challenges in relation to data, interpretation and how the work has been used. After the seminar you can meet and network with Helen and fellow-researchers in the North and Midlands.
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This is the first in a newly launched series of free seminars arranged by the SRA North and Midlands Group.
Helen Barnard leads the team undertaking JRF’s analysis and data monitoring work, focusing on social, economic and public policy trends and changes affecting people and places in poverty. Helen joined the Foundation in 2005 as a Policy and Research Manager. She has developed and led programmes of research and policy focusing on child poverty, labour markets, poverty and ethnicity, destitution and education. Before joining the Foundation she worked at BMRB Social Research and Opinion Leader Research, carrying out research on topics including benefits, tax credits and tax, education, and housing. Helen studied Social and Political Sciences at Clare College, Cambridge University.
Light refreshments and drinks will be served at the end of the event.