Our Data Impact Fellows are a fantastic group of early career researchers who are out to change the world. We’re very proud of the research they’re doing and the impact they are already having.
Here’s a quick rundown of what a few of them have been up to.
Oliver Exton @oliver_exton has been working with Dr Meredith Crowley looking at the UK’s future trade relationship with the EU as the Brexit negotiations continue. Their briefing on Customs is section 5 in The Brexit White Paper: what it must address, a paper produced by organisation The UK in a Changing Europe.
This has received coverage from The Times (paywall).
With public perceptions of politicians at a low level in general, it is important that evidence like that presented attempts to change attitudes of politicians.
Bram Vanhoutte, @bvhoutte, has been awarded the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES best paper* for “Duration, timing and order: how housing histories relate to later life wellbeing“published in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies International Journal.
*If you open this link in Google Chrome, it should automatically offer to translate the article for you. If not, right-click on the page and choose ‘Translate to English.
Rachel Oldroyd @r_oldroyd has been doing important work with the researchers of the future as part of the University of Leeds Q-Step programme, which designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social science training.
Matteo Sandi @McmSandi has been had a paper he co-wrote published in CentrePiece, the magazine of LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance. The paper is called Metal crime: the impact of prices, policing and policy. Tomorrow on the blog, Matteo will tell us more about this piece of research, so stay tuned!