Research & Evaluation Toolkit

This toolkit has been created to support partners to conduct high-quality research and evaluation. Further development of the toolkit will continue throughout the duration of SLN:COP, in collaboration with our partners.

The following guides introduce best practice in evaluating widening participation and outreach, how to think about research ethics and how to develop case studies from your findings:

Good Practice for Widening Participation Evaluation

Guide to Research Ethics

Developing Case Studies

The following guides offer specific information on methods of evaluating outreach, along with case studies of how these methods have worked in practice:

Conducting Focus Groups; Focus Group FAQs and a Focus Groups Case Study

Conducting Interviews and an Interviews Case Study

Conducting Surveys

If you have any questions or feedback – or would like to contribute your expertise to our toolkit, please get in touch with one of Research & Evaluation Managers, Tamsin or Emily.