Work in progress


This section is designed to show our current thinking and areas of research. To find out about potential collaborations on our research programme please email or phone 0207 340 2660.

Essay collection on the future of healthcare
[Jun 4, 2015, by Localis]
Localis will be publishing a collection of essays on the future of healthcare at the end of June.

The Future of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)
[Nov 27, 2014, by Localis]
Localis are undertaking a major research project into the future of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).

Health and social care integration
[Oct 14, 2014, by Localis]
Localis will be publishing a major new report on the failures of the fragmented health and social care landscape over the coming months.

The rise of entrepreneurial councils...
[Aug 1, 2014, by Localis]
Will entrepreneurial councils save local government? This major research project will consider what an entrepreneurial future for local government could look like.

Utilities and Development: Connecting for Growth
[Dec 5, 2013, by Localis]
Given the increasing pressure on housing provision, Localis is looking into how the relationship between utilities and developers can be improved in order to advance the build out of development sites.


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