Georgie joined IES as a Research Intern in September 2019 before becoming a Research Officer in March 2020. Her main interests include mental health and wellbeing at work, equality and diversity issues and social mobility.
Georgie completed both her Undergraduate and Masters degrees at the University of Sussex, and has used a range of qualitative skills, including participant observation, interviews and focus groups, in addition to quantitative skills to explore bereavement, trauma, wellbeing at work, teamwork in manual-labour oriented occupations and personal values and perception of criminal activity during her studies. Georgie also draws upon her experience of working in the online health sector, managing mental health programmes offering mindfulness, pain management and meditation exercises.
Since being at IES, Georgie has worked on a range of UK consultancy and policy projects on mental health training, employee experience, social mobility, careers training, construction skills training and health-led employment trials.
|2019||University of Sussex||MSc Social Research Methods|
|2018||University of Sussex||BA, Sociology|
|2019‑2020||Research Intern, Institute for Employment Studies|
|2017 - 2019||Research Office Intern / Client Services, Wellmind Media|
- OVO Foundation report: Education Inequality in the early years, Dawson A, Williams C, Akehurst G, , Institute for Employment Studies, Feb 2021
- Moving out to move on, Papoutsaki D, Buzzeo J, Gray H, Williams M, Cockett J, Akehurst G, Alexander K, Newton B, Pollard E, , Institute for Employment Studies / Social Mobility Commission , Jul 2020
- Evaluation of the Careers Leader Training , Williams J, Akehurst G, Alexander K, Pollard E, Williams C, Hooley T, , Institute for Employment Studies, May 2020