Read our recent publications and submissions from Nottingham Civic Exchange and associates.

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Nottingham Civic Exchange aims to be the place to influence debate and discussion, we co-produce research and expert comment with NTU academics on a wealth of topics and share this information here.

We support academics and our partners to submit evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees and other Commissions and Inquiries and can support you to submit evidence in your area of expertise. We aim to keep up to date with current calls and welcome enquiries to support submissions from research groups, partners and individual academics. Submissions to governments can be a highly successful method of attracting impact for your research and was the single most cited example of research impact for REF 2014.

A selection of publications from Nottingham Civic Exchange and the submissions we have supported are available to download here:


Laying the Foundations of a Good Work City: Mapping Nottingham's Employment
This report – Laying the Foundations of a Good Work City – will provide a clear, contemporary and regionalised understanding of employment. Written as part of the Good Work Nottingham programme it helps to set the scene for further debate and discussion.
March 2019

Addressing Economic Insecurity
Working with the RSA we have produced this report which makes the case that economic insecurity is a political, economic and societal challenge that public policy must understand and address. This report develops the policy background surrounding our Out of the Ordinary programme of work.
January 2018

D2N2 Inclusive Growth Plan: Considerations for the Strategic Economic Plan
With NTU's Economic Strategy Research Bureau and the RSA, we produced a report highlighting the potential of taking an inclusive growth model for the LEPs new Strategic Economic Plan. 
November 2017

The technicalities of Out of the Ordinary income and earnings data
Following the publication of our first report from Out of the Ordinary, we are publishing a more detailed technical paper which showcases the detail behind this first reports work on income and earnings.
August 2017

Out of the Ordinary
Exploring the lives of ordinary working families
June 2017

Evidence Submissions

The Mental Health of men and Boys Inquiry
Dr Karen Slade, Dr Sarah Seymour-Smith and Professor Carrie Paechter
Women and Equalities Committee
March  2019

Welfare Safety Net Inquiry
Dr Richard Machin
The Work and Pensions Committee
December 2018

Evidence submission from primary research into Nottingham foodbanks
Dr Mhairi Bow, Dr Juliet Wakefield and Nottingham Civic Exchange
United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
October 2018

Sustainability of the Fashion Industry Inquiry
Professor Tim Cooper and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Environmental Audit Committee
September 2018

Forensic Science Inquiry
Dr Jennifer Miller and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Lords Science and Technology Committee
September 2018

The Changing Arctic inquiry
Professor Elizabeth Kirk and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Environmental Audit Committee
June 2018

Sustainable seas inquiry
Professor Elizabeth Kirk and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Environmental Audit Committee
May 2018

Sustainable seas inquiry
Oliver Yambo (MERGeR Research Assistant) and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Environmental Audit Committee
May 2018

Hand Car Washes
Professor Ian Clark and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Environmental Audit Committee
May 2018

Online abuse and the experience of disabled people
Dr Loretta Trickett and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Petitions Committee
April 2018

Impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health
Associate Professor Lucy Betts, Dr Sarah Buglass, Dr Eiman Kanjo, Clare Lushey, Professor Carrie Paechter and Ella Worthington
The Science and Technology Committee
March 2018

Sexual harassment of women and girls in public places
Associate Professor Lucy Betts, Rachel Harding, Dr Sheine Peart, Dr David Wright and Dr Loretta Trickett, Nottingham Trent University, and Catarina Sjolin, University of Leicester
The Women and Equalities Committee
February 2018

Older people and employment inquiry
Associate Professor Maria Karanika-Murray and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Women and Equalities Committee
November 2017

Alternative provision inquiry
Professor Carrie Paechter, Matt Varley, Steven Sharp and Dr Chris Rolph from Nottingham Trent University, and Eleanor Tweedie from Children's Hospital School Queens Medical Centre and City
The Education Committee
November 2017

Citizens and civic engagement inquiry
Professor Matt Henn, Dr Jason Pandya-Wood and Nottingham Civic Exchange
Lords Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement
October 2017

Future of supported housing inquiry
Professor Andromachi Tseloni and Nottingham Civic Exchange
The Work & Pensions and Communities & Local Government Committees
May 2017

Policing for the future
Dr Loretta Trickett, Dr Paul Hamilton and Nottingham Civic Exchange
Home Affairs Committee Inquiry
May 2017

Selective licensing scheme for private rented houses consultation
Professor Andromachi Tseloni and Nottingham Civic Exchange
Nottingham City Council
March 2017

Inclusive Growth Commission evidence call
Nottingham Civic Exchange
Inclusive Growth Commission
December 2016

If you would like support to submit evidence or wish to share your work, please get in touch.  Nottingham Civic Exchange also supports NTU Academics to submit Oral Evidence to committees and engage with policymakers with their research.

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