Research by geographers into household water insecurity is improving understanding and helping mitigate water insecurity, and developing flexible research tools for global use.
Geographical research on refugee children’s experiences of the asylum process has contributed to improved decision making and welfare outcomes.
A better understanding of workers’ rights in post-Brexit trade deals improves trade policies.
Young people’s inputs to urban planning and design has improved Garden Village developments
Manchester City Council worked with Gaist to ensure it had the right data to secure additional investment for maintaining its highways network to support the city’s growth ambitions.
Geographical research changed government policy and popular understanding of the importance of common land and green space in local communities.
The unique reference number given to every property in Great Britain is linking public health data with local services, to build a clear picture of residents’ health and wellbeing in Kent.
The British Library, together with the UK’s five other Legal Deposit Libraries, is working with thinkWhere to preserve the nation’s extensive catalogue of digital map datasets for future generations.
Conwy Borough Council is using Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRN) to keep its asset management system up to date and help public services run more efficiently.
Modelling and forecasting patterns of demographic change helps regions to prepare for the impacts of national policy changes.
Scotland’s Spatial Information Service is working with the private, public, professional and educational sectors to inspire young people to embrace opportunities in geospatial information.
South Ayrshire Council is using interactive maps to make information about local issues more accessible, meaningful and engaging.
Improving understanding of UK internal migration informs policy responses to local demographic change.
A policy briefing exploring geographical perspectives on water policy in the UK
A briefing paper exploring the geographical research and evidence relating to the impact of migration on the economy and society of the UK.
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