Jade joined IES in 2020 as a project support officer before progressing to research officer in 2022, following the completion of an MSc in Governance, Economics and Public Policy. Her main research interests include educational and labour market disadvantage, as well as young people’s transitions from education to employment, workplace diversity and inclusion and green transitions.
Jade is a mixed methods researcher and has worked on a wide range of projects at IES, building her capabilities in quantitative and qualitative research methods. She has gained experience in research design, conducting interviews, in-person observations, survey design, and statistical analysis of primary and secondary data, as well as producing literature reviews and case studies.
Jade has several years’ experience as a research project professional, having previously worked in Higher Education, gaining market research experience exploring student and applicant insights and pathways to higher education, as well as graduate outcomes. For her Masters’ dissertation she conducted mixed methods research considering the prevalence of participatory forms of governance and inclusion in UK environmental policy initiatives.
|2022||Birbeck University of London||MSc Governance, Economics and Public Policy|
|2010||University of Plymouth||BA English Literature|
|Research Officer||Institute for Employment Studies||2022|
|Project Support Officer||Institute for Employment Studies||2020-2022|
|Marketing Officer||University of Sussex||2018-2020|
|Library Administrator||University of Sussex||2015-2018|
|Marketing Assistant||AVT Connect||2013-2015|
- Catch up Literacy Evaluation Report , Dawson A, Williams C, Newton B, Garner L, Talbot J, Bowyer-Crane C (NIESR), Boshoff J (NIESR) , , What Works for Children's Social Care? , May 2023
- Evaluation of the national roll-out of the early career framework induction programmes, Pollard E, Osborne E, Williams C, Williams J, Huxley C, Cook J, Talbot J, Nancarrow A, Garner O, Cetera R, , Institute for Employment Studies / BMG, Mar 2023
- Caught in a gap: the role of government in enabling women to build better pensions, Winton A, Plowden-Roberts C, Mason B, Edney C, Talbot J, Gloster R, , Phoenix Insights, Jan 2023
- Caught in a gap – the role of employers in enabling women to build better pensions, Winton A, Gloster R, Mason B, Edney C, Plowden-Roberts C, Talbot J, , Phoenix Insights, Dec 2022