Projects

Service User Involvement at a UK based not-for-profit Advocacy Organisation (ongoing)

This is a large scale project to design, develop and implement a complete change in strategic direction for a UK-based advocacy organisation. The main aim of the project is to increase service user involvement within the organisation to achieve user empowerment and a more democratic management system.

HeartNet Project (2008)

This was a large scale project with a two-stage methodology (qualitative interviews followed by a quantitative survey) investigating the role of social support for South Asian cardiac patients. The project was funded by the British Heart Foundation under the Action Research Projects initiative. BoraDev Consulting contributed to this project by carrying out parts of the literature review, advising on sampling and preparing the ethics application. The quantitative stage of the project involved collecting data via web-based questionnaires.

Customer satisfaction survey at a regional UK airport (2007)

This was a non-commercial, academic project supported by a regional UK airport management company. The study investigated customer satisfaction levels regarding the general airport facilities, and the specific retail and catering provision. Data was collected by second year undergraduate students via face-to-face personal interviews. Following quantitative data analysis, results and conclusions were presented to the airport in the form of a  professional marketing research report, which was highly praised.

Salt consumption behaviour, consumer attitudes and knowledge on related health effects (2006)

This was a non-commercial, academic project which investigated the general public's salt consumption behaviour, attitudes and knowledge. Data was collected by second year undergraduate students via street interviews, and subsequently analysed quantitatively. Findings from this study were recently presented in the social marketing track of an international conference.

Healthy Ramadan Campaign funded by the British Heart Foundation and the Food Standards Agency (2005)

The Healthy Ramadan Campaign has been successfully run by the BHF in recent years. In 2005 funding from the FSA enabled the campaign to extend its remit to include healthy eating messages, focusing on encouraging people to reduce their salt intake. BoraDev Consulting contributed to this project by carrying out relevant literature review, constructing measurement scales, advising on sampling, creating and designing pre-test and post-test questionnaires, coding/re-coding variables, cleaning data, and, entering/validating data.


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