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June 2015 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 18 pages, 472KB)

Featured this month:

Local Government Knowledge Navigator: making the most of research
This is the final report of the first phase of the Local Government Knowledge Navigator to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), LGA and Solace. The report records the experience and lessons learned from the Local Government Knowledge Navigators over the last two years.

Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) evaluation reports
The EEF has published ten new evaluation reports to add to the growing body of evidence summarised in their Teaching and Learning Toolkit.

The use of research evidence: social services portfolio
This research report from Susan Maciolek at the William T. Grant Foundation synthesizes findings from Foundation-supported studies on the use of research evidence in domains including child welfare, child mental health, and justice

The future of transport in an ageing society
This project from The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and Age UK sets out the key transport challenges that are arising from the UK's ageing population. The report argues that the current transport system is failing to meet the needs of too many older people.