Areas of specialism
- Quantitative analysis
- Advanced statistics
- Excel skills
- Cognitive interviewing
Becky has developed an interest in quantitative methods through her work on large mixed methods projects for clients such as the University of Southampton, Cambridge Assessment and Nature. She is experienced in analysing data using advanced statistical methods such as segmentation techniques, Key Driver analysis and regression analysis.
Though Becky’s main interest is in quantitative methods, she is an experienced and skilled qualitative interviewer and enjoys using qualitative findings to inform quantitative work and vice versa including using cognitive interviewing to ensure quality of quantitative work. Becky completed the MRS certificate in Market and Social Research in August 2018 with a distinction.
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.