Case Studies

Find out more about some of the great work we've been doing for our clients. You can see what the objectives were and the results of the research conducted...

Woodland Trust

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A holistic study enabled the Woodland Trust to better understand urban audiences connections to trees and woodland and their warmth to getting involved and supporting the Woodland Trust and their core aims.

Woodhorn Museum

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Vox pops, diary studies and iPad face-to-face surveys to conduct visitor research during Woodhorn Museum's Winter programme.

Woodland Trust

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Product development and testing comprising of an initial consultation and audience scoping, through to a Woodland Trust staff development workshop and finally the products out to proposition testing.

Cancer Awareness Measure

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The NHS developed the generic Cancer Awareness Measure (CAM) to highlight the importance of raising awareness of cancer. We were asked by them to undertake the fieldwork for CAM. Click on the image to see how we successfully interviewed over 23,000 respondents.

Drinking Behaviour Research

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The Public Health team within Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council commissioned Public Knowledge to conduct research aimed at examining parent and carer behaviours, beliefs and values in relation to parental drinking and the influence this has upon children and their drinking behaviour.

Lifestyle Survey

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As part of a partnership bid with London based fieldwork agency, Perspective Research, and data provider, Experian, Public Knowledge were awarded a large contract to conduct 10,000 computer assisted telephone interviews (CATI) on behalf of NHS South of Tyne and Wear.

Student's Sense of Belonging Research

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Public Knowledge were commissioned by the University of Sunderland to undertake qualitative research as part of a larger project supported by the Higher Education Funding Council and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation which is examining what works for student retention and success.

Fares and Ticketing Strategy Research

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Public Knowledge were commissioned by Nexus to conduct a combined qualitative and quantitative project to aid their Fares and Ticketing Strategy. Nexus required research that would examine what people in Tyne and Wear thought about the existing fares and tickets available for both buses and the metro and highlighting whether there were barriers to the use of public transport.

Non-Visitor Perceptions and Campaign Evaluation

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Public Knowledge undertook a small sample of online interviews on behalf of Gateshead's BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art through part of their B-Partnership scheme. This research explored the reasons why people within a one hour drive radius of the BALTIC had not chosen to visit the Centre.

Business attitudes to climate change

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Public Knowledge were commissioned by Climate North East to conduct mixed methodological research to identify business attitudes, perceptions, exposure, vulnerability and related legislation of climate change.

Tales from Northumberland Research

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Northumberland County Council commissioned Public Knowledge to evaluate the impact of the series on viewers’ interest in visiting the county.

Science Centre Research

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Public Knowledge was commissioned to conduct fieldwork on behalf of the Centre for Life as part of an international science centre study.