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Two ways to approach evaluating charity-led systems change
15 September 2021
This is the first of a two part blog focusing on lenses for evaluating systems change. The second post,...
Ethnography: what is it and how can we use it in evaluation and service design?
14 September 2021
This blog posts advocates for increased use of ethnographic approaches in evaluation and service design. Ethnography...
Asset-based working: our research with Paul Hamlyn Foundation
09 June 2021
Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) have published our research into what asset-based working looks like in...
Making the case: case studies for meaningful evaluation
26 May 2021
As evaluators we are often asked – or suggest – preparing case studies as part of our evaluation methodologies....
New evaluation: Diabetes UK
02 November 2020
We are delighted to have started working with Diabetes UK on evaluating their new Live Well Move...
Evaluation and behaviour change
17 September 2020
A lot of initiatives we evaluate have one thing in common: they seek to change people’s behaviour. Whether...
Reflecting on evaluation
19 August 2020
How reflective are we as evaluators? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself recently as I’ve been...
Would you accept an evaluation without a final report?
11 August 2020
A community artist came to one of my evaluation courses a few years ago. She had previously been asked...
Variety is the spice of (evaluation) life
03 August 2020
Last week saw us close out the eighth year since I created Cloud Chamber. I’m very grateful to all those...
How can we increase physical activity to tackle obesity?
27 July 2020
Obesity is this week’s hot topic because it increases the risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19....
New evaluation: House of Mercy
24 July 2020
We are delighted to be working with a new client, the House of Mercy, to evaluate their work tackling...

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