Areas of Expertise

Social Research & Evaluation has expertise in the areas indicated by the Consultancy’s title, particularly social research, facilitating access to social science knowledge, evaluation, data collection, documentation support, training and translating research findings into policy and practice.

Social research

Policy analysis, needs assessment, feasibility studies, scoping studies, literature reviews, rapid situation assessments

Facilitating access to social science knowledge

Summarising diverse and complex information sources into brief reports for use by busy professionals


Evaluability assessment, policy evaluation, program evaluation

Data collection

Including internet-based surveys

Documentation support

Report writing, funding submissions, policy manuals


Social research methods, evaluation methods, rapid assessment techniques, program planning

Translating research findings into policy and practice