Developing methods for evidencing social enterprise as a public health intervention

Developing methods for evidencing social enterprise as a public health intervention
Glasgow Caledonian University
May 2014

Research Outline

The Knowledge Exchange Forum is part of a 5-year programme, co-funded by the Medical Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council. This programme aims to develop methods to evaluate new pathways to health creation and health inequalities reduction arising from social enterprise.

This programme will be delivered in a series of 8 projects. Projects 1 and 2 will focus on conceptual work, exploring the literature and evidence base for social enterprise as a public health intervention.

Beginning in year 3, projects 3-5 will work alongside social enterprises to draw together a set of case studies to explore the concepts from projects 1 and 2.

Projects 6 and 7 will conduct evaluations with two well-established Scottish social enterprises. Project 8 will draw together the work from Projects 1-7 to explore broader issues, and how these might relate to the rest of the UK.

Event agenda and more info here http://www.senscot.net/docs/KnowledgeExchangeForum.pdf