Research Evaluation Contract Swindon

Research Evaluation Contract Swindon

Evaluation of the Welsh Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD). Reference number: P2120007

Deadline date:23/07/2012

This deadline is for… Closing date of tender submissions

Contract value:£0 – £15,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Swindon

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd


Description of the contract

The Welsh Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) is a collaborative venture between the Universities of Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, Glamorgan and Swansea. WISERD received funding for 3 years from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and represents a major investment in research infrastructure in Economic and Social Sciences across Wales. The evaluation of WISERD is being jointly commissioned by ESRC and HEFCW, to review the performance of the Centre over the funding period, the extent to which the aims and objectives have been met, and the future research needs in the area. The evaluation will also assess the achievements and impact of the research including capacity building and methods and infrastructure development activities. The effectiveness of the Centre as a means of organising and enhancing the work through a collaborative and interdisciplinary model will also be considered.


Classification of the contract

79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics

79410000 Business and management consultancy services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? Yes :

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 7 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Alistair Staunton-Lambert

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF

Telephone 01793 867812

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

Please see attached tender documentation for full instructions.