How we can help

The difference we make

We specialise in research, and we have a deep understanding of the funding and policy environment within which it takes place. This means we can quickly get to the heart of the issues faced by our clients, and can draw on our insights and network to find solutions.

We have a genuine desire to make a difference to the way research is managed, disseminated and commercialised, and set ourselves the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

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Working closely with our clients, we ensure we fully understand the existing context and evidence base relevant to any project, then build on this through quantitative and qualitative methods to deliver fresh insights. We have run a large number of sophisticated on-line surveys, and we can deliver interviews and focus groups both face-to-face and through videoconferencing technology.
Our blend of academic rigour and commercial acumen allows us to deliver results that withstand critical scrutiny. By bringing to bear specialist expertise in data analytics and financial modelling, we are committed to giving clear answers and practical solutions in an accessible and informative way.

What clients say about us

“Research Consulting showed a thorough understanding of the complexities and nuance of the sector, and added value to the process through their expertise.” Amy Firth, Marketing and Communications Manager - PraxisUnico
“Rob worked with us to undertake a review of our research contracts function in early 2016. We were very happy with the value-for-money and professionalism of the work undertaken, and impressed by Rob’s in-depth understanding of the subject matter. I’d have no hesitation in recommending Research Consulting to others.” Dr Peter Ereaut, Head, Contracts and Project Management – University of Bristol
“Every aspect of the commission was handled superbly professionally, all schedules were adhered to and deadlines met, and an excellent final report produced. ”Alma Swan, Director of European Advocacy, SPARC Europe
“The report arising from this work was incredibly clear and bottomed out all of the questions we had raised.” Dr Thomas Loya, Director – Strategy, Planning & Performance Division, University of Nottingham
“I have worked with Research Consulting on a number of occasions now, and each time their professionalism has been outstanding. I’m particularly impressed by the quality of their work, and by the measures they have in place to ensure that their standards are maintained.”Neil Jacobs, Head of Scholarly Communications Support, Jisc
“At the end of an engaged and structured process Research Consulting delivered a strong, evidence-based analysis of where we are and what we need to do.”Mark D’Inverno, Pro-Warden Research and Enterprise, Goldsmiths, University of London