Our services


We design research projects that help organisations and communities to understand and find solutions to pressing social issues.


We carry out evaluations of existing social programmes, policies and activities to understand their value and measure the impact.


We provide training in participatory research so that organisations can engage with people who use their services.

Latest Projects

Participatory Action Research App

We are beginning to scope out the development of a Participatory Action  Research (PAR) App. This is something we have […]

100 Year Street

Shortwork is working with Squash, an arts and health initiative in Liverpool that promotes creative health education through workshops, courses, […]

The Energy Data Co-op

So happy to be working with the Carbon Co-op on their new(ish) project The Energy Data Co-op. Supported by funding […]

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