Iriss annual champions event took place at New Lanark Mill Hotel on 12th and 13th November 2014. Twenty six champions made their way from as far north as Shetland and as far south as Dumfries and Galloway.
Martin Kettle of Glasgow Caledonian University gives an overview of research on newly qualified social worker perceptions of social work education and practice.
Published in Iriss.fm on 26 Jun 2018
This evidence review was commissioned by Life Changes Trust to explore the evidence around the contribution of community-led approaches to social care and support to human rights and equalities outcomes.
Published in Reports on 7 May 2018
Explores the involvement of service users in quality assurance and service evaluation processes and identifies potential benefits and approaches to service user participation.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 2 May 2018
The Social Work Services Strategic Forum has published research on what the public think about Scottish social services and why.
Published in News on 14 Nov 2017
This summary, produced by Iriss on behalf of the Social Work Services Strategic Forum, presents the key findings of research which set out to better understand public perceptions of social services. It explores the level of knowledge, understanding and attitudes towards social services and the reasons for these views.
Published in Reports on 31 Oct 2017
Appreciative inquiry is an action research approach that offers a powerful contribution to meeting the appetite for real change that is evident across public services in Scotland.
Published in Insights on 17 Oct 2016
Janice McGhee and Professor Lorraine Waterhouse explore the research landscape in child protection, drawing on the work of academics from different research backgrounds.
Published in Iriss.fm on 22 Aug 2016
Published in Reports on 10 Dec 2014
Coverage of an event held to discuss research on achieving permanence for disabled children and young people in foster care and adoption.
Published in Iriss.fm on 27 Oct 2014
Guide on what needs to be considered when running an experience lab, and how the methodology can be evaluated.
Published in Reports on 30 Jul 2014