Laura was a Researcher at Dartington Social Research Unit for 6 years up to June 2017. Her experience includes working on randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluations of social programmes and supporting service providers to improve outcomes for children and families through better use of evidence in the design, delivery and evaluation of these services. As well as conducting analysis and reporting of the Realising Ambition RCTs, she is also currently an editorial assistant for the Journal of Children’s Services.
Laura holds a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Psychological Research Methods, both from the University of Exeter. Laura is also training towards an Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.