We are passionate about helping organisations measure and
evaluate the impacts and outcomes of their programmes, and achieve
their social goals.
Typically, our designs are based on close collaboration with our
clients, a mixed method, formative approach to obtain a range of
perspectives from all relevant audiences and stakeholder groups,
and triangulation of data to ensure the information obtained is
robust and representative. This is all underpinned by strong
We are sensitive to the needs of multicultural groups and have
strong links into the community to facilitate participation and
information gathering. Within our team we have a multi-cultural
team of researchers who are involved in our local communities and
have many years' experience of research with both 'hard to reach'
and general populations.
Our research outputs are highly regarded for being action
focused - providing a framework for implementation in a number of
areas, for example helping clients determine funding priorities,
strategies for better community engagement, strategies for better
governance, fine-tuning of programme delivery, clarifying programme
goals and better alignment with strategic goals, and staff training
needs to name a few.
Some of our specialist methods include:
- Rapid evidence reviews
- Secondary data analysis
- Key informant interviews
- Stakeholder interviews
- Interviews with hard-to-reach audiences
- Case study data collection
- Online surveys