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Stories and numbers: Choosing what impact data to collect

Exploring the what’s the best balance to reach between quantitative and qualitative data.
When Jan 22, 2019
from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Where Resource for London, Holloway Road, London
Contact Name
Contact Phone 02076204862
Attendees Anyone collecting data
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Deciding on the data you wish to collect and how to go about it is no easy feat. Numbers are important, but alone are not enough—you need personal anecdotes to give them colour and meaning, and qualitative research to understand for example how change has been achieved. Similarly, individual stories, however heart-rending, lack context without a solid grounding in figures, and numbers are important to understand the size of impact an intervention has had.

So what’s the best balance to reach between quantitative and qualitative data? This seminar, a repeat of a 2017 event, will explore:

  • What different types of data can tell you
  • How to decide what types of data to collect
  • What’s involved in collecting different types of data

This event is part of our Leading Impact series of seminars. Other dates in the series are:

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