Dr Richard Nugent has over 10 years’ experience of undertaking a range of research and community development projects across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Since joining NCB in June 2013, he has worked on a number of large-scale research projects on behalf of the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. As part of this work, he led a project looking at the impact of ICT on student attainment which tracked young people in some of Northern Ireland’s most deprived schools over the course of three years.
Richard is currently leading a number of community-based projects that have involved the application of Outcomes Based Accountability to improve outcomes for children and young people.
PG Dip Social Research Methods
MSc European Integration Studies
PGCE Economics and Business Studies
BSc Agricultural Economics and Management