Centre for Social and Health Research

Greater Manchester State of the VCSE Sector launched

The Centre for Social and Health Research have published an influential report on the State of the VCSE Sector, a cross-Greater Manchester report on the contribution of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to our city-region.  Using realist evaluation methods, the report provides clear data and evidence: that the VCSE sector makes a significant contribution to our city-region – preventing

Contribution to new book Urban Crisis, Urban Hope 

Dr Anthony Ellis Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology has contributed an chapter to an exciting new book Urban Crisis, Urban Hope, with a chapter titled ‘The Violent City’. Dr Ellis co-authored with with academics Dr Elizabeth Cook, and Dr Keir Irwin-Rogers, as well as Luke Billingham, Hackney Wick Youth Voice Project Lead for Hackney Quest.  Urban Crisis, Urban Hope resurrects the concept of the city

The Salford Brexit Vote

Understood as a watershed moment, few events have divided and shocked the nation on the same level as ‘Brexit’. Since the result, researchers (as well as commentators and politicians) have grappled to understand the outcome. Researchers at the University of Salford have, for example, sought to understand the meanings and motivations behind the ‘Brexit’ vote