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Current research priorities

You may want to consider our priorities when considering topics for your research proposal. Our current priorities are:

  1. Safety and opportunity for all children:
    1. Improving safeguarding and resilience to keep all children safe from harm
    2. Championing fair opportunities for vulnerable children and young people
  2. A healthy, happy city:
    1. Improving housing options and reducing homelessness
    2. Maximising the independence of adults
  3. A modern council:
    1. Building stronger partnerships and integrating services
    2. Recruiting, retaining and developing a creative and solution-focussed workforce
    3. Implementing a more rigorous approach to intelligence, quality assurance, monitoring and challenge
    4. Effectively shaping and stabilising the market
    5. Better use of commissioning