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Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On (2024)
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Pignon, T., Lewis, K., Mullally, L., Kikuchi, L., Kellam, J., Western, G., …White, J. (2024). Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On. UK: Autonomy

One year on from the results of the world’s biggest ever four-day working week pilot which took place in the UK in 2022, companies that took part have reported significant and lasting success. The report offers new insight into the effects of a fo... Read More about Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On.

RCPCH Child Protection Service Delivery Standards Audit National Report 2023 (2024)
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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. (2024). RCPCH Child Protection Service Delivery Standards Audit National Report 2023. London, UK: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Foreword by Professor Andrew Rowland It is a pleasure to have been asked to write the foreword to this important new report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. I want to start by saying a huge thank you. Thank you to all of you... Read More about RCPCH Child Protection Service Delivery Standards Audit National Report 2023.

Bellway Homes "The Future Home" Baseline Performance Report (2024)
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Fitton, R., Diaz, H., Farmer, D., Henshaw, G., Sitmalidis, A., & Swan, W. (2024). Bellway Homes "The Future Home" Baseline Performance Report. Salford: ERDF & Innovate UK

This report examines the fabric thermal performance of a prototype home (The Future Home, or TFH) built by Bellway Homes. The home was designed and built to meet the anticipated Future Homes Standard in terms of fabric performance. The research was c... Read More about Bellway Homes "The Future Home" Baseline Performance Report.

Saint Gobain & Barratt Developments “eHome2” Baseline Performance Report (2024)
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Fitton, R., Diaz Hernandez, H., Farmer, D., Henshaw, G., Sitmalidis, A., & Swan, W. (2024). Saint Gobain & Barratt Developments “eHome2” Baseline Performance Report. Salford: ERDF & Innovate UK

This report examines the fabric thermal performance of a prototype home (eHome2) built through a partnership with Saint Gobain and Barratt homes. The home was designed and built to meet the anticipated Future Homes Standard in terms of fabric perfor... Read More about Saint Gobain & Barratt Developments “eHome2” Baseline Performance Report.

Starting Well Project Evaluation (2023)
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Lythgoe, J., & Cameron, H. (2023). Starting Well Project Evaluation. University of Salford: Homestart

The purpose of this report is to evaluate the impact of the Starting Well Project delivered by Home-Start Manchester (HSM) & Home-Start Trafford, Salford & Wigan (HSTSW) with funding from the government’s Health & Wellbeing Fund 2020-21. This pilo... Read More about Starting Well Project Evaluation.

Supporting Climate-Resilient Urban Planning: 10 Lessons from Cities in Southern Africa (2023)
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Bharwani, S., David Daron, J., Siame, G., Jones, R., Mcclure, A., Jack, C., …O'Shea, T. (2023). Supporting Climate-Resilient Urban Planning: 10 Lessons from Cities in Southern Africa. UKAid, NERC & Future Climate For Africa

This brief presents key insights on integrating climate information into climate change-related adaptation planning in African cities. The projects – FRACTAL (Future Resilience for African CiTies And Lands) and its successor, FRACTAL-Plus – took plac... Read More about Supporting Climate-Resilient Urban Planning: 10 Lessons from Cities in Southern Africa.

Response To Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse Consultation (Two) - November 2023 (2023)
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Rowland, A., Fussey, E., & College of Paediatrics and Child Health, R. (2023). Response To Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse Consultation (Two) - November 2023. London: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

In November 2023, we responded to the Government's consultation on the introduction of Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse. This followed our response in August 2023 to the Government's call for evidence on Mandatory Reporting. We were disappoi... Read More about Response To Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse Consultation (Two) - November 2023.

Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report (2023)
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(2023). Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report. HM Government (DESNZ & DEFRA)

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero commissioned a research project to explore the potential benefits from increasing resource efficiency in the UK. This research was carried out in collaboration with the Department for Environment, Food... Read More about Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report.

Your Home Better Customer Research (2023)
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Sherriff, G. (2023). Your Home Better Customer Research. Salford: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) wished to gain insights into issues that might be affecting uptake of their Your Home Better (YHB) programme of support for householders interested in making energy efficiency improvements to their homes.... Read More about Your Home Better Customer Research.

RCPCH: Child protection standing committee update November 2023 (2023)
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Rowland, A., Fussey, E., & Raffeeq, Z. (2023). RCPCH: Child protection standing committee update November 2023. London: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Our knowledge Changes to consent guidance for Child Protection medicals: We have strengthened our guidance on obtaining consent for Child Protection medicals. This will be uploaded to the child protection companion shortly. Guidelines for Initia... Read More about RCPCH: Child protection standing committee update November 2023.

Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation (2023)
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Gbolagun-Suwa, V., Marshall, A., Merlusca, S., Poliah, K., Stein, A., Sykes, L., …Yaw Obeng, J. (2023). Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation. University of Salford

Game On was a project that aimed to increase awareness and evaluate the impacts of gambling for communities in Salford, specifically for 16-21-year-olds who are identified as being at risk. The normalisation of gambling is leading to an increasing fr... Read More about Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation.

Getting around Leigh: Social research with older and disabled people (2023)
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Sherriff, G., & Cookson, I. (2023). Getting around Leigh: Social research with older and disabled people. Salford: Transport for Greater Manchester

There are many reasons for those who make decisions about neighbourhoods to be interested in transport and mobility. People rely on transport provision to get around. Whether crossing the city to get to work or making a quick trip on foot to the loca... Read More about Getting around Leigh: Social research with older and disabled people.

Submission Of Evidence to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee - Scientific Age Assessment Statutory Instruments (2023)
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Rowland, A., & Fussey, E. Submission Of Evidence to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee - Scientific Age Assessment Statutory Instruments. London, UK: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This document presents evidence to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee in relation to the following Statutory Instruments: 1. The Justification Decision (Scientific Age Imaging) Regulations 2023; and 2. The Immigration (Age Assessment)... Read More about Submission Of Evidence to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee - Scientific Age Assessment Statutory Instruments.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Policy, August 2023 (2023)
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Rowland, A., Elizabeth, F., & Paediatrics and Child Health, R. C. O. (2023). Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Policy, August 2023. London, UK: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

RCPCH is asking the government to consider five key points before considering whether a mandatory reporting duty is best for children in England and Wales: 1. All types of child abuse much fall under any mandatory reporting duty 2. A children’s r... Read More about Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Policy, August 2023.

Co-creating an app for the self-management of people living with multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a pilot (2023)
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Hepburn, P., & Brettle, A. (2023). Co-creating an app for the self-management of people living with multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a pilot. Salford: Salford Clinical Commissioning Group

The purpose of this project was to customise, deploy and evaluate an App to support the self-management of longterm conditions using Multiple Sclerosis (MS) as a case exemplar. The App in question was a mature, CE-marked product. The project w... Read More about Co-creating an app for the self-management of people living with multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a pilot.

Developing digital applications in healthcare: toolkit (2023)
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Brettle, A., Hepburn, P., Chapman, C., & Rog, D. (2023). Developing digital applications in healthcare: toolkit. Salford: Salford Integrated Care Service

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide a ‘how to’ manual for projects which aim to engage patients in co-creating and implementing Apps for the self-management of long-term conditions. The toolkit is based on experience gained together wi... Read More about Developing digital applications in healthcare: toolkit.

Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Summary Report (2023)
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Clark, A., Blezard, E., & Ahmed, A. (2023). Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Summary Report. University of Salford: The Dunhill Medical Trust

This summary report details an overview of the interim findings from the 'Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world' research project. The work is funded by The Dunhill Medical Trust and is being completed by a partnershi... Read More about Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Summary Report.

Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Report (2023)
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Blezard, E., Clark, A., & Ahmed, A. (2023). Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Report. University of Salford: The Dunhill Medical Trust

This report details interim findings from the 'Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world' research project. The work is funded by The Dunhill Medical Trust and is being completed by a partnership led by the University of... Read More about Developing age-friendly communities in an emergent post-pandemic world: Phase 1 Stakeholder Focus Group Report.

Covid Sex Lives: How the Pandemic Impacted the Sex Lives of Men Who Have Sex With Men (2023)
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Garwood-Cross, L., Katz, R., Hinds, K., Light, B., & Moore, K. (2023). Covid Sex Lives: How the Pandemic Impacted the Sex Lives of Men Who Have Sex With Men. University of Salford: UKRI AHRC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, messages from the government and public health organizations aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus were turned into media campaigns targeting different groups. The COVID Sex Lives project sought to understa... Read More about Covid Sex Lives: How the Pandemic Impacted the Sex Lives of Men Who Have Sex With Men.