Becky’s role at Shift Learning is both valuable and varied. She has worked on a number of qualitative and quantitative projects, including taking the role of Lead Research Assistant for a number of clients such as the Royal Society of Chemistry, Pearson ELT and Imperial College. She is trained to confidently use a wide range of qualitative and quantative research software including Snap to build surveys, Q to analyse quantitative data and Atlas.ti for qualitative data. She is experienced in recruitment, interviewing and data-processing.
Before joining Shift, Becky gained a first class degree in BSc Political Economy at King’s College London. This gave her a thorough grounding in statistical methods which she has made use of whilst at Shift. Her undergraduate dissertation titles “Early childhood intervention as a route to economic development: a meta-analysis of Early Childhood Development Programmes” used advanced statistical techniques to create clear policy proposals, the essay won her the prize for the Best Dissertation in her faculty.
Following her degree, Becky worked as an Associate Analyst at a large HR company and as an unqualified primary school teacher. These experiences developed her interest in both analytical research and gave her an understanding of the education sector.