Evaluating Long-term Impact with Surveys

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Evaluating Long-term Impact with Surveys

How to evaluate lasting impact

3 hours


Impact is the difference that people and organizations make in the world, and long-term impact is the impact that can stand the test of time.

Accurately capturing long-term impact through surveys is a specialized craft that requires training. This workshop will equip you with tried and tested methods of gathering robust long-term impact evidence. You’ll learn how to create surveys that will help you gather strong and reliable data.

In this workshop, you’ll be able to refine your survey questions in a supportive environment and receive expert feedback. Additionally, it offers a platform for engaging with other professionals who are also involved in the development of long-term impact evaluation surveys.

This live workshop gives you the opportunity to develop your survey in a supportive environment with other professionals and direct engagement with the trainer. When you register for this training workshop, you will receive the following:

  • Live 3-hour online workshop on survey design led by Dr. Eric Jensen
  • Useful resources you can borrow and adapt for your work
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Dr. Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric A. Jensen is a social scientist with a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in sociology. Author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE), Dr. Jensen brings extensive methodological expertise in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods social research and evaluation. Jensen has been working in science communication research and practice since 2001, beginning with a National Science Foundation-funded project on International Ethics and Equity Issues Relating to Biotechnology.

Jensen has delivered hundreds of training workshops on evaluation methods and evidence-based science communication, as well as leading and consulting on projects large and small on public engagement with research, impact evaluation, socially responsible research and environmental communication. Jensen’s latest book is Science Communication: An introduction.

In addition to being Director of Research at The Institute for Methods Innovation, he is a professor at the University of Warwick (on a career break), a visiting research scientist at the University of Illinois working on a Sloan Foundation-funded project on research software policy and a senior researcher at the Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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