Dr Guy Birkin
Guy works mainly on projects relating to education, particularly in the arts and STEM, and widening participation in higher education. He specialises in qualitative research methods including literature reviews, rapid evidence assessments, and coding and analysis of qualitative data from interviews, surveys and consultations. Guy led CFE’s analysis of the consultation on the Apprenticeships Levy on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. He also has extensive experience of survey design, programming and dissemination, data security and data-sharing, and quantitative data analysis, visualisation and reporting. He is the main contact for the 29 partnerships that comprise the Office for Students’ Uni Connect programme, with responsibility for managing the coordination of annual surveys since 2017 which collects around 100,000 responses each year.