Research and consultancy - International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) - University of Derby

Research and consultancy

Market research and technical testing

iCeGS has over fifteen years experience in research and consultancy, much of our work is applied research to support the delivery and improvement of services to clients

iCeGS broad range of activities include: evaluation of learning or guidance programmes, comprehensive literature reviews, impact assessments and strategic projects that inform the development of national services.  iCeGS also undertakes blue skies research that examines the theoretical and conceptual basis of career and career guidance. The Centre works closely with a range of clients and funders to undertake research that meets their organisational or programme needs. iCeGS has extensive experience of responding to tenders and working to briefs as well as an ability to generate creative research projects that anticipate emerging needs.

iCeGS has particularly strong interests in the following areas:

For more details on our research interests view the iCeGS staff pages. If you would like to discuss working with iCeGS or contracting iCeGS to undertake research please contact Professor Tristram Hooley -  Head of iCeGS (Career Policy and Digital Literacy); Dr Siobhan Neary - Deputy Head of iCeGS (Career Development), Jane Artess, Principle Research Fellow, Nicki Moore - Senior Lecturer in Career Development (Career education in schools), Dr Ruth Mieschbuehler - Researcher, Vanessa Dodd, Research Assistant, Claire Shepherd - Research Assistant and Beth Cutts - Research Assistant and website design. The centre supports and supervises doctoral research. Information about this can be found the PhD/EdD university website. For an informal discussion contact Professor Tristram Hooley.