information services

research in practice (rip): research evidence

Website that supports resources and information for evidence-informed practice working with children and families.

The Free Library

A repository of articles and books on a wide range of disciplines.

Homeless Pages

A repository of research and publications on the subject of homelessness.

ReStore

A sustainable repository of online research methods resources which preserves, sustains and actively maintains web resources developed as part of ESRC funding focused on research methods in the social sciences.

The resources not only provide a valuable personal development resource for researchers unable to participate in face-to-face training, but also provide an important repository of social science knowledge.

Nesta: publications

Publications section of Nesta website, which contains research on how innovation works best in the UK and how policy can best support it.

Friends Provident Foundation: reports

A complete listing of all the reports published with the Foundation’s support, starting with the most recent. Topics include: citizenship, housing, social welfare and employment.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): research catalogue

Research catalogue that contains details of ESRC-funded research projects and their outputs.

It contains details of over 100,000 research outputs (such as books, conference papers and journal articles). There are also details of the outcomes of the projects, and the impacts that the research has had on the economy, society and individuals.

European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research: research areas

Centre that provides expertise in the fields of welfare and social policy development in a broad sense - in particular in areas where multi-or interdisciplinary approaches, integrated policies and inter-sectoral action are called for.

The European Centre is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organisation concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research.

The research areas include: ageing and generations; childhood, youth and families; incomes, poverty and social inclusion; long-term care and personal social services; and welfare society.

Restorative Justice in Scotland

Web resource of research on the subject of restorative justice.

Glasgow School of Social Work: publications

Small selection of the Glasgow Centre for the Child & Society publications and materials produced by, or involving, centre staff.