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We find out what people really think about important social issues and how Britain is run.
Our research helps government and charities make the right decisions about the big issues.
The stability of the early years workforce in England
NatCen, in collaboration with lead institution the Education Policy Institute (EPI), were commissioned by the Social Mobility Commission to conduct research into the national, regional and organisational barriers to a stable early years (EY) workforce in England.
Contact following placement in care, adoption or special guardianship: implications for children and young people’s wellbeing
This evidence review examines the implications of contact for the wellbeing of children and young people who have been separated from their birth relatives in public-law contexts.
The influence of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues on character education in schools
We were commissioned by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues to conduct an evaluative survey to provide JCCV with a better idea of the extent and nature of its impact on schools and practitioners.
Trends and context in women’s mental health
This research produces temporal trends for a range of different indicators of mental disorder, taking a gender-informed perspective on context and risk.
Gambling treatment needs and gap analysis in Great Britain
This report synthesises findings across all strands of GambleAware’s recent programme of studies and reports on current need, demand and use of gambling treatment and support in Great Britain.
Evaluation of Project Success
Project Success aimed to use text messages to improve GCSE English and/maths re-sit pass rates.
The mental health needs of serving and ex-Service personnel
A systematic review
Food and You
The latest report from the Food Standards Agency's flagship consumer survey is now available.
Survey of Londoners
A new study designed to provide a robust, up-to-date and representative evidence base on key issues for Greater London Authority’s social integration and wider social policy agendas.
Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
British Social Attitudes
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey
ELSA - English Longitudinal Study of Aging
English Housing Survey
Family Resources Survey
Health Survey for England
National Child Development Study
National Diet and Nutrition Survey
NatSal - National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
National Travel Survey