Projects and case studies

  • Career Deflection: Research to explore diversity in the engineering sector/profession

    Atkins/Good Relations are seeking to commission research to explore diversity in the engineering sector and how this has changed over the last 10 years. The proposed research will explore how diverse groups progress within the industry and what...

  • Timewise part time workers

    The question Timewise would like to answer is ‘to what extent have part time workers been disproportionately negatively impacted by covid?’We will use two-quarter longitudinal Labour Force Survey data to explain the impact of covid on part time...

  • #LookingAfterYouToo Year 2 Evaluation

    IES will assist the #LookingAfterYouToo core project team, led by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership with Royal College of GPs, to co-design, implement and evaluate a successful coaching support offer for primary care staff and teams,...

  • Evaluation of Traineeship Flexibilities

    In partnership with Ipsos Mori, IES is evaluating the extended and more flexible government Traineeships programme. The surge in youth unemployment makes Traineeships a key pre-employment pathway for young people and the new flexibilities are...

  • Sutton Trust Impact Analysis

    This project will analyse data from HESA and UCAS on Sutton Trust programme participants and unsuccessful applicants to measure the impact that the programmes have on students' HE access and success, and to provide outputs for participating...

  • Evaluation of the W1 Skills Bootcamps and design of W2 evaluation

    The Skills Bootcamps were announced in September 2020 and provide a new, flexible training mechanism linked to robust employer engagement to ensure adult learners are prepared and fast-tracked to relevant vacancies/interviews. The W1 bootcamps are...

  • Housing First evaluation

    IES is leading the analysis of administrative data for the Housing First evaluation. Pilot projects running in Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester and the West Midlands seek to place rough sleepers in long-term accommodation, while providing...

  • Recording the lived experience of people working with obesity

    A survey and associated report to determine the level of stigma and discrimination that employees living with obesity experience in the UK.

  • Obesity Return to Work Guide

    A return to work guide following the Covid-19 lockdowns to ensure that people living with obesity who have a greater vulnerability to more negative outcomes from Covid-19 are provided with a safe and stigma free return to the workplace

  • Obesity Stigma Webinar

    An evidence review to understand the elevated risks that people living with obesity have for experiencing anxiety, depression, stigma, and social inequalities - which can all have implications for their work, productivity and success in the labour...