The LLAKES Centre has three research themes addressing the key areas of research:

Theme 1: Youth, inter-generational mobility and civic values

Theme 2: Learning, work and the economy

Theme 3: Education, inequality, and social cohesion

An additional project is the Skills and Employment Survey 2012 (SES 2012), which is being funded jointly by ESRC and UKCES, and which is being run in conjunction with Cardiff University. Details of the SES project are available at