LEMMA 3

(University of Bristol) focused on building capacity in the analysis of longitudinal data. LEMMA 3 aimed to review and synthesise important developments in longitudinal data analysis, develop and adapt new methodology that addresses problems in social research, apply the methods to substantive research projects, and implement the methodological research in the e-STAT software environment.

MODE

(Institute of Education, University of London) developed multimodal methodologies for social scientists, providing systematic ways to investigate all modes of representation and communication in digital environments.

NOVELLA

(Institute of Education, University of London) was concerned with the everyday habitual practices of families. NOVELLA conducted research projects on family practices that are socially relevant and of concern to policymakers and practitioners in the UK and internationally.

PATHWAYS

(London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London) aimed to identify pathways that link socio-demographic circumstances and biological disadvantage to adult health, and parental family and socio-economic circumstances to infant mortality, with a particular emphasis on the mediating factors that lie on these pathways.

PEPA

(Institute for Fiscal Studies and cemmap) aimed to stimulate a step change in the conduct of programme evaluation, and maximise the value of programme evaluation by improving the design of evaluations and improving the way that such evaluations add to the knowledge base.

TALISMAN

(University of Leeds and University College London) developed methods for geospatial data analysis and simulation, specifically models of spatial systems that emphasise interactions which reflect potential and flows at and between locations. TALISMAN developed models which are part of a long tradition in applied geography and urban and regional economics.