Impact case studies

Our research exploits, and builds upon, our methodological expertise which enables us to create innovative solutions to address real world problems.

Real impact - case studies

Demographic projection software becomes industry standard

A novel software package, called POPGROUP, that generates local population projections to support local authority and public agency strategic planning (eg house building and National Park visitor numbers).

Challenging myths about race, segregation and diversity

Our research provides policymakers with alternative, better informed evidence on ethnic diversity and its effects in the UK.

Making useful data safe

Our research helps protect the confidentiality of individual citizens in data and has been used by national statistical agencies, government departments and business.