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6 days 13 hours 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...
1 week 6 days ago
Ecorys has led a report on global health threats for the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI). In light of the Ebola crisis and the subsequent upscaling of global health threat response activity and spending, ICAI commissioned a review of the UK government’s aid response. The report found...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Ecorys and the University of Bristol are to evaluate Regional Adoption Agencies (RAAs) for the Department for Education. Over three years, the evaluation will assess whether these new structures have improved adoption services in England. In particular, the government has required examination of...
3 months 3 weeks ago
Two economic studies by Ecorys have demonstrated the benefits of supporting young carers. A study into Sheffield Young Carers demonstrated the positive impact of their support to young carers in one year equated to between £1.42 and £1.90. This means that, for every £1 invested into the service, £1...
4 months 2 weeks ago
The Civil Society Environment Fund, Phase 2 (CSEF2) is a capacity building and environmental grant fund managed by PMTC Ltd and Ecorys on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. The Fund is supporting civil society organisations (CSO’s) in the Environment and Natural Resource sector, with...
4 months 3 weeks ago
A Social Return on Investment (SROI) study conducted by Ecorys has found that the impact of water companies’ trust and assistance schemes on vulnerable customers was “clearly substantial”. The study estimated that, for every £1 invested into the schemes, £3.06 of benefits was generated. If debt...
7 months 6 days ago
Ecorys was recently awarded the contract to provide event communications for the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. Shift2Rail is a new public-private partnership which will help coordinate research activities and drive innovation in the rail sector at EU level, as well as increasing the capacity,...
7 months 1 week ago
Ecorys has finalised its Year One report for the implementation phase of our work in support of Liberia’s Customs Department, which began in July 2016. The European Commission Funded project is committed to providing Long Term Technical Assistance to the Liberia Revenue Authority Customs Department...
7 months 1 week ago
Ecorys recently completed a three-year meta-evaluation of the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places (CPP) programme. This provides investment to parts of the country where people’s involvement in the arts is significantly below the national average, with the aim to increase the...
7 months 2 weeks ago
The first peer-reviewed paper from the ‘A Better Start’ (ABS) evaluation has been published. Ecorys UK is part of the consortium evaluating this early intervention programme, which intends to improve outcomes during pregnancy and the first few years of a child’s life. The study plan, published in...

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