Our impact research Our impact research

There are many beneficiaries of our research beyond academia, including businesses, policy makers, NGO's, social enterprises and the general public.

The Principal impacts have tended to be on better informed public policy-making, and improving the performance of existing businesses and public organisations, iwth some progress towards sustainable development from environmental research.

Impact Strategy

The Social Sciences faculty at UEA has developed an Impact Enhancement Strategy aimed at supporting research activity across Schools, toward stimulating greater impact and making a practical difference beyond academia.
 
 

Our latest research case studies Our latest research case studies

Work and Learning

                           Work, Learning and Wellbeing, What...

Consumer engagement in energy markets

Why don’t more consumers take advantage of large savings available in energy markets? Does this damage the way the market works? Is there a particular problem for vulnerable consumers, and is...

Policymakers need to look at wider economic benefits of taxing sugary drinks

The wider economic benefits of a tax on sugary drinks need to be recognised by policymakers if retailers’ pricing behaviour is to be changed, according to a study led by the University of East...

Modern Fatherhood

Much has changed over the last 30 years in the ways in which parent organise and manager their work and family lives.  More mothers are working, the growth in flexible working means that...

Understanding the EU Civil Service

In an age of austerity, public administrations have been under significant challenges to meet growing demands and expectations of high quality service but with reduced staff and other resources....

Out of Sight out of Mind

This project was sponsored by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and was a collaboration between the University of East Anglia and Affinity Health at Work. The research was focused...

What is the impact of competition policy enforcement?

Governments around the world have shown increased interest in evaluating the impact of their policies and the effectiveness of their institutions.  Competition policy is no exception to this....