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We are a network of independent consultants with extensive  expertise in higher education policy, higher education impact , knowledge exchange and the economic and social role of higher education.   

Who we are

Director: Ursula Kelly

Chief Economic Adviser:
Consultants and Associates

Dr. Deirdre Kelly

James White

Dr Diane McDonald



What we do

We undertake a range of research and consultancy relating to higher and further  education as well as providing advice and guidance on higher education policy issues at both sectoral and individual institutional level.

This includes:

 - Analysis of the economic  and social impact of universities and colleges

 - Measurement and Metrics for higher education impact

 - Policy Analysis and advice related to tertiary education impact

 - Provide good practice guidance on project and programme evaluation and valuation in higher education