Impact and engagement
Our research carried out in the School for Policy Studies makes an enormous impact on policies and practice to improve people's lives. The impact is often on those who are most vulnerable in society across a range of countries. You can explore some recent examples of how our research has made a difference.
Specially-designed beermats tackle loneliness in older men
25 October 2018
Impact on film
Watch our research impact videos.
From the blog
How transformed is care?
21 June 2018
The need to improve understanding of migration data is now acknowledged as being key to informing policy and encouraging balanced debate.
In the press
Does football really trigger domestic violence?
Study finds that the perceived link between football domestic violence is not based on reliable data, and could risk trivialising the issue (Sky, 18 August 2018).
Bristol researchers recieve £150,000 from Home Office to tackle violence against sex workers
Research will help authorities address violence and exploitation (Bristol Post, 1 April 2018)
Grandparents 'run up debts' to care for grandchildren
Kinship carers receive no statutory financial support (BBC, 17 December 2017).
Read our most recent policy briefings and reports, which clearly highlight the implications on policy of our research at the School for Policy Studies.