We take the time to get to know our clients, before working closely with them to tailor research designs to their objectives – generating practical and insightful evidence that helps them make a difference to their stakeholders and the wider world. You can also visit the research reports page to explore our public-facing work, including free independent research.
We conducted ethnographic research for Birmingham City Council to explore the impact of Birmingham’s built environment on the health and wellbeing of the city’s population.
Shift conducted work for the FCDO exploring knowledge gaps in climate resilience and adaptation related research in developing countries. This involved consultation with climate scientists and researchers in wider areas relating to the field through interviews and a qualitative survey consultation.
We conducted a cluster analysis of LSE's sustainability consultation and combined this with the results from themed workshops to produce a report that informed their Sustainability Strategic Plan.
To understand how young Londoners could be motivated towards better recycling behaviours, we conducted cognitive interviews and mobile ethnography before presenting findings as part of Circular Economy Week 2020.
A high-profile study, involving 94 interviews, 4 co-creation workshops, an online survey with over 4,000 responses, and a comprehensive literature review.
The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) aimed to better understanding the needs of its Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) members in order to provide appropriate publication ethics support and resources.
Access All Areas (AAA) wanted to assess the viability of a profit-making training subsidiary to support their charitable aims, and asked Shift Learning to undertake a market review in two sectors: education and healthcare.