The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services

The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) is a charitable company which aims to promote positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland’s social services by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce to access and make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and improvement.

IRISS support people to use what works, try out new ideas, and embed new ways of working.

IRISS organises its work into three inter-related programmes:

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