Government Social Research Profession
Fast Stream Social Researcher appointments are at graduate entry level or for those with less than 3 years work experience as a professional social researcher.
This scheme is only open to applicants in their penultimate year of a social science related undergraduate degree with a substantial social research methods component.
The Competency Framework defines the professional competency for members of the Social research profession within government.
This scheme is only open to applicants in their penultimate year (i.e. year before the final year of study) of a social science related undergraduate degree with a substantial social research methods component.
Guidance on the principles which should be used when conducting social research for government.
The Government Social Research Code in relation to people and products
New Government Social Research Membership Forms and Guidance
A government introduction to social media; from aiding research to the ethical considerations of using such platforms.
Principles for the publication of all government social research that is not regulated by the UK Statistics Authority
Practical guidance for government social researchers reviewing and working on behaviour change models.
Guidance on maintaining the quality of qualitative evaluation for use in Government research
Guidance on social research ethics from the perspective of participants, outlining and identifying their ethical requirements.
An update on progress made on implementing the priorities set out in the GSR 2015-2020 Strategy
Guidance to help with the recruiting and development process for social researchers within government
Government Economic and Social Research Team (GESR) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Recruitment Privacy Notice
A report explaining the role and benefits of pilots studies in producing major government policies and programmes.
Government Economic and Social Research Team (GESR) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Membership Privacy Notice
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