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David Leather

Research Associate


Summary

David is a Research Associate at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. He contributes quantitative analysis to a range of projects.

About

Prior to this, David completed his degree in Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield and a diploma in Town and Regional Planning before embarking in a variety of working roles in private, public and third sector organisations.

Specialist areas of interest

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Data visualisation
  • Spatial analysis
  • Housing
  • Regeneration
  • Area profiling
  • Labour market analysis

Research

2016-2019 Evaluation of Children's Communities, Save the Children. Role: Member of research team.

2016- 2017 An evaluation of Cash Smart Credit Savvy, Church Urban Fund. Role: Member of research team.

Publications

Stiell, B., Harris, C., & Leather, D. (2019). Time for Change: Black and minority ethnic representation in the children’s literature sector. Arts Council England. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2019.8529879445

Beatty, C., Gore, A., & Leather, D. (2019). Labour Market Participation, Skills, and Employment in Rotherham. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2019.3478393864

Dayson, C., Bashir, N., & Leather, D. (2019). Age UK Rotherham Hospital Aftercare Service: Evaluation of the pilot extension into UECC and AMU at TRFT. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/age-uk-rotherham-hospital-aftercare-service-evaluation-of-the-pilot-extension-into-uecc-and-amu

Gilbertson, J., Leather, D., Mccarthy, L., & Wilson, I. (2018). An evaluation of Cash Smart Credit Savvy: Final Report. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/an-evaluation-of-cash-smart-credit-savvy-final-report

Dayson, C., & Leather, D. (2018). Evaluation of HALE Community Connectors Social Prescribing Service 2017 - Summary. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/evaluation-of-hale-community-connectors-social-prescribing-service-2017---summary

Archer, T., Green, S., Leather, D., Mccarthy, L., Wilson, I., Robinson, D., & Tait, M. (2018). Older people's housing, care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 2017-2036. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/older-peoples-housing-care-and-support-needs-in-greater-cambridge-2017-2036

Batty, E., Harris, C., Leather, D., Pearson, S., Wilson, I., Coldwell, M., ... Willis, B. (2018). Children's Communities programme evaluation 2018 report. Save the Children UK. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/childrens-communities-programme-evaluation-2018-report

Dayson, C., & Leather, D. (2018). Evaluation of HALE Community Connectors Social Prescribing Service 2017. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/evaluation-of-hale-community-connectors-social-prescribing-service-2017

Eadson, W., & Leather, D. (2017). Fuel Poverty Health Booster Fund evaluation. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/fuel-poverty-health-booster-fund-evaluation

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