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2 weeks 6 days ago
Aspects of work by PMTC Zambia (a part of Ecorys), on providing technical assistance to the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) in Southern Africa, has recently been published in ‘Selected Studies in Biodiversity’ The book features 18 peer reviewed chapters around...
2 weeks 6 days ago
From left-right: Mr Saa Saamoi, Commissioner of Customs, LRA; Oliver Rogers Deputy Commissioner General for Administrative Affairs, LRA; Mr Peter Bennett, Ecorys Team Leader; Mrs Decontee King-Sackie, Acting Commissioner General of Customs, LRA; Mr Brian Glancy, Ecorys Customs Expert; and Ioannis...
1 month 3 days ago
A recent study on Mitigating Labour Market Dualism explores labour market reforms in eight EU Member States that aim to combat dualism, a concept under which the labour market is split into relatively high-status and secure jobs and lower-status insecure jobs. It finds temporary employment to be an...
1 month 1 week ago
A report on the design of a planned impact evaluation of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme in England has been published. The report was commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions and undertaken by Ecorys between July 2017 and February 2018. It is intended to help fulfil the...
1 month 2 weeks ago
We presented our 2017 Charity of the Year with a cheque following a year of fundraising. We were delighted to announce in 2016 that our selected Charity of the Year for 2017, chosen by our colleagues, were Contact the Elderly. The charity organises free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for...
1 month 2 weeks ago
Ecorys UK has been awarded the Public Spirited Agency of the Year 2018 at the UK Public Sector Communications Awards. The UK Public Sector Communications Awards celebrate and reward excellent communication strategies and campaigns, teams and individuals in local and national government, emergency...
3 months 1 week ago
Ecorys is pleased to have been invited to join a new advisory group as a private sector expert in evaluation. The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has set up the Evaluation Advisory Panel to help make sure its strategic decisions are informed by evidence. With Ecorys’ head office located in...
3 months 1 week ago
Ecorys Policy & Research colleagues Kate Merriam and Dr Rens Twijnstra presented at the 2018 UKES Annual Evaluation Conference. Kate Merriam delivered an interactive participatory workshop, which was good fun at the UKES conference. As hoped, participants brought new insights to the research...
3 months 2 weeks ago
Ecorys has been commissioned to evaluate the A Better Start joint local campaign to promote early social, emotional and language development. The campaign will be launched following a substantial planning phase, which will support the ambitious research element. Targeted at the parents of children...
3 months 4 weeks ago
Ecorys has been asked to carry out an evaluation of the Mentally Healthy Schools website for primary schools in England. This resource is being funded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to improve staff awareness and knowledge of mental health, and help...

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