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.

How academia informs migration policy and data development

The need to improve understanding of migration data is now acknowledged as being key to informing policy and encouraging balanced debate.

Read our impact case study.

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).

Policy briefings

Read our most recent policy briefings and reports, which clearly highlight the implications on policy of our research at the School for Policy Studies.‌

Impact case studies

Find out more about our research at the School for Policy Studies by reading our impact case studies.

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