Sample projects

This is a just selection of recent projects. You can access reports that are in the public domain.

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YC Hertfordshire

Evaluation of an Emotional Well being Programme delivered in Hertfordshire Schools.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Two projects in 2016 on: Dis-proportionality in police professional standards – analysis of administrative data; and Crime and disabled people: secondary analysis of crime survey data.

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Department for Education

Evidence reviews in 2016 on mental health fitness interventions delivered in schools; and peer support schemes to support young people’s mental health.

 

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Analysis of non-financial indicators of poverty for poverty monitor including devolved nation briefings.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Various projects involving secondary analysis of national survey data to populate the EHRC’s measurement framework.

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Youth Connexions – Hertfordshire

Various projects evaluating youth programmes delivered by Youth Connexions including: Plus One (for young parents), Traineeships (for young people not in work, training or education) and Youth Health Champions.

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RAC Foundation and Roadsafe

Get me Home: socialising, drinking and safer car travel for young adults.

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Office for National Statistics

Development and testing of changes to the National Bereavement Survey.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Coming clean: the experience of cleaning operatives. Qualitative research into the non-domestic cleaning industry.

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Department for Work and Pensions

What works for whom in helping disabled people into work.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Barriers to employment and unfair treatment at work (especially for disabled people).

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Office for National Statistics

Beyond 2011: Cognitive testing of key words, concepts and questions for the consultation on the future of the Census.

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Ministry of Justice

Insight work to support transforming bailiff action consultation. This research sought evidence about the effect of the introduction of certification and training (amongst the enforcement industry and comparable sectors) on industry practice, and, in turn, the experiences of customers. It also explored enforcement industry views concerning the proposed fee changes and the potential impact of the reforms on the volume of debts enforced using bailiffs and on debt recovery rates.

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Office for National Statistics

International Trade in Services Survey – cognitive testing.

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Office for National Statistics

Living Costs and Food Survey: cognitive testing of utilities and vehicles questions.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Older people’s experiences of home care inEngland. The experiences, views and feelings of people who have paid care workers helping with their everyday life and needs.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Disability related harassment: the role of public bodies. Experiences of harassment and abuse, and how public bodies respond.

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Business Innovation and Skills and DWP

Review of the Default Retirement Age: Summary of the stakeholder evidence. Opinions and evidence from interested parties about raising or removing the default retirement age.

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Department for Transport

Understanding Airport Passenger Experience. Exploring what key factors influence the airport experience across different passenger types.

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Department for Transport

Passengers’ Perceptions of Personal Security on Public Transport – Qualitative Research Report. Exploring the impact of different measures on passengers’ sense of personal security.

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Department for Transport

Impacts of Better Use Transport Interventions: Review of the Evaluation Evidence Base. Examining evidence on the impact of a wide range of small scale transport interventions.

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Department for Work and Pensions

Opportunity Age information indicators feasibility study. Older people’s needs for information about government services.

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Department for Work and Pensions

Understanding responses to pension forecasts: Qualitative research. How people react to pension forecasts, and factors that affect their understanding.

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Department for Work and Pensions

Financial plans for retirement: women’s perspectives. How women plan financially for retirement, and the factors that influence their decisions.

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Home Office

Perceptions of the social harms associated with khat use. Users and non-users of khat, and community practitioners, give their perceptions about social aspects of use of the stimulant; local drug and alcohol teams are surveyed on facilities for khat users.

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Department for Transport

A Qualitative Study of Drinking and Driving. Two reports cover: the qualitative study, and a literature review.

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Department for Work and Pensions

Extending working life: changing the culture – Qualitative research into effective messages. Exploring how those approaching retirement understand messages about working longer.

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Office for Disability Issues, DWP and ONS

Developing Standard Disability Survey Questions: A Report on Cognitive Testing. Developing questions to improve the collection and comparability of information on disability.

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