The NCB Research Centre is committed to conducting high quality
and accessible research to inform policy and
practice across the children's sector.
We design and carry out large-scale and small-scale studies
using a range of methods, and have expertise in qualitative
and quantitative research, evaluation and literature reviews. Our
priority is producing research findings that are accessible
to a range of audiences and inform policy and practice. Our
research teams are situated in London and Northern Ireland.
Our unique offer
NCB Research centre is in a unique position to bring
- expertise involving children and young people in research in a
range of roles
- extensive experience of evaluating children and young people's
services across all sectors
- the ability to work from the perspective of the 'whole
- proximity to an unrivalled range of NCB policy and practice
- access, through NCB's membership and networks, to thousands of
people who work with and for children and young people.
Research quality and ethics
Our commitment to conducting high quality research is
underpinned by the NCB Research Centre Quality
Plan. This outlines our approach to quality assurance
throughout the management, design and delivery of our research
projects. This is also maintained through formal project reviews,
obtaining feedback from clients and staff training and
Ethical scrutiny is undertaken for all our studies. We
adhere to the Social
Research Association Ethical Guidelines and convene an internal
ethics board. As required, we adhere to ethical requirements
outlined by our clients, participants or collaborators, for example
by obtaining ADCS
approval or convening external ethics boards to provide additional
independent or specialist scrutiny.
More information about the research centre
To get in touch
Write to us at:
NCB Research Centre
8 Wakley Street
Alternatively, email email@example.com or call
us on 020 7843 6073 for more information.