Seymour Research is a team of professional and highly experienced researchers. We specialise in educational research and evaluation and we have a proven track record of providing high quality research services to clients across the education sector.




Kathy has been a researcher since 1997 working for local authorities, educational research organisations, a university and as a consultant. Her skills and expertise cover both quantitative and qualitative research and she is a highly experienced evaluator. She has a master's degree in research methods and a PhD from the University of Nottingham.

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Research Associate

Jenny has over 20 years’ experience as a researcher, teacher and teacher-trainer in the education sector. She has led complex evaluation (impact and process) and research projects, using a range of methodologies. She has a master’s degree in educational research and a PhD from the University of Hertfordshire.

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Research Associate

Kathryn is an experienced researcher with 15 years' experience of conducting research in the education and skills sectors. She has a vast range of qualitative and quantitative methodological expertise. Kathryn's current research includes work on the use of careers information, tools and data in learners' decision-making.



Research Associate

Scott has worked in market research for more than 10 years. He is a full member of the Market Research Society and has a PG Diploma in Market Research. Scott specialises in the design, analysis and reporting of quantitative research surveys and has worked with a range of clients in the public, private and academic sectors.

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Research Associate

Steve has a Masters in Mathematics and is accredited as a Chartered Mathematician by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. He has over 17 years’ experience as a statistician and his expertise covers complex quantitative analysis, data analysis and mining, and advanced statistical analysis.

Our research associates form a pool of highly qualified and experienced researchers, evaluators and statisticians. We sometimes make use of these associates to ensure high quality and timely project delivery from an expert team. We have strong working relationships with our associates and a member of the core Seymour Research team will always oversee and quality assure the work of associates on our projects.  


We are always interested in speaking to potential new associates with relevant research experience and qualifications. If you are a freelancer or consultant with a proven track record in educational research and would like to be included in our pool of  associates, please contact us.