As a Research Assistant, Rhiannon actively contributes to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. She facilitates various aspects of research projects, from survey development and data collection via interviews and moderating focus groups, through to data analysis and reporting. She has worked on a number of projects in the medical and education sectors, including research for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Oxford University Press, and Pearson Education, amongst others.
Before joining Shift Learning, Rhiannon attained an MSc Psychology degree with distinction from the University of East London. Alongside completing several quantitative research studies, she produced a research thesis that qualitatively explored the impact of problem gambling on family relationships. She also has a BSc Biological Sciences degree from the University of Leeds, through which she developed valuable quantitative and statistical skills.
Rhiannon has previously worked in education roles with young people, including delivering sex and relationships education in schools and promoting online safety to university students. This experience gave her a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by the education sector and motivated her to pursue a career in this area of research with Shift Learning.