Evidence

The latest evidence

Books
New Iriss Insights on the topics of adoption and restorative justice that are hot off the press

Write an Iriss Insight

Iriss Insights
Do you have an idea for an Iriss Insight (evidence summary)? Insights promote debate, discussion and reflection to inform and improve future policy and practice.

Tackling loneliness and isolation

Tackling loneliness and isolation
The subject of loneliness and isolation is one we're hearing a lot about recently. Monarch Mobility speaks about Iriss' resources on the topic.

Launch of Evidence Search and Summary Service

ESS Service

Need support to find and use evidence to inform practice? 

Today, we launch ESSS, our free evidence search and summary service. ESSS will help you find and use evidence from research, practice and experience to inform service improvement and continuous learning.

The service is led by our Knowledge Manager, Lauren Smith, who will be happy to support you with your enquiry.

Find out more.

Bobath Scotland and World Cerebral Palsy Day

Iriss.fm, episode 136

Bobath Scotland Chief Executive Stephanie Fraser talks to Michael McEwan about Bobath Therapy, the economics of running a charity, fundraising and training programmes for families, classroom assistants and young people.

Knowledge into practice

Iriss.fm, episode 92

Michael McEwan talks to Dr Ann Wales about translating knowledge into practice.

Exploring the relationships between evidence and innovation in the context of Scotland’s social services

Executive summary of report written by Jodie Pennachia

Scotland on map

Executive summary

This report uses theoretical, empirical and practice literatures and case studies to reflect on the links between evidence and innovation in the context of Scotland's social services. It bridges two of the core work streams at Iriss; evidence-informed practice and innovation and improvement.