News and events

Andy Archer facilitating HOW workshop

We're running two of our very well received and regarded 'How to communicate with impact' workshops in June.

Both will be held at our offices in Glasgow. 

4 June - HOW to communicate…

Fancy joining our small, creative team at Iriss? 

We're currently seeking an Information Specialist - a researcher, librarian or information professional - to join our Evidence Search and Summary Service, and a Project Manager (Innovation…

This year, we launch a project titled 'Navigating evidence' which aims to equip newly qualified practitioners with the skills and confidence to access evidence relevant for practice, improvement and learning. As part of this, we will create a…

Iriss Insights are evidence summaries on social services related topics that draw out implications for practice and policy, and are intended to support debate, discussion and reflection.

If you have a good idea for a topic, are sitting on…

We've published a summary of an initial scoping review addressing how practice is recorded within social work in Scotland. It also considers how care experienced adults access and understand records written about them.

As part of this…

Josie Vallely, Project Manager at Iriss reflects on Creative Scotland's event held in March - Exploring cross sector collaboration - which focused on partnership working across the arts, social, community and justice sectors.

After an…

The shortlist for the 2019 Scottish Social Services Awards has been announced, revealing the 29 finalists from a record 157 entries received nationwide.

It includes a diverse mix of social services from third sector, independent and…

Today we launch a three-week online course which will guide you through the process of finding evidence to improve practice.

Our Evidence Search and Summary Service (ESSS) has a unique approach to finding evidence. How do we go from…

Making evidence meaningful event introduction by Stuart Muirhead, Iriss

On 18 March, our Making Evidence Meaningful event was attended by 40 practitioners from across social services in Scotland, and explored the ways in which a wide range of…

The 'What Matters to Us' conference was held at Ayrshire College on Wednesday, 20 March. 

Iriss was delighted to be a partner in the event alongside the Scottish Social Services Council, the College Development Network, Early Years…