NEWS26 May 2010

Social researchers ready themselves for the ‘age of austerity’


Social researchers gathered in London today to discuss innovative approaches to charting social change, engaging respondents and creating effective communications – but between sessions, talk was of what the £6.2bn in UK government spending cuts would mean for the sector.

News editor Brian Tarran was on hand to interview speakers and delegates to gauge their views of the new age of austerity, and how it would manifest itself in terms of adjustments in research spending levels and research priorities in the public sector.

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