Our mission

At Capacity Q, we are committed to building and supporting capacity to use qualitative data in the public, voluntary and third sectors, to help make people’s voices really count.

We have developed a wide range of services and resources that can be tailored exactly to the needs of your organisation, to make sure qualitative data can contribute effectively to your work. We are very happy to discuss your particular needs to find the right way to build your capacity to use qualitative data and research.

What Capacity Q can do for you:

Qualitative data & skills audit

Assessment of skills and resources for using qualitative data in your team / organisation, to identify practical & low-cost ways to maximise the impact of people’s voices.

Tailored training & development

Wide range of training workshops and practical resources to develop skills and knowledge of the value of qualitative research, methods and analysis, interpreting and communicating.

Planning & commissioning research

If you need to conduct or commission qualitative research or evaluation, we can support planning, assessing and monitoring projects to ensure they are of the highest quality and value.

Community and public engagement

We’re experienced in methods for involving the community in decision-making and research. We can provide guidance for engaging your clients, service users and the public to share their voices and influence change.

Communicating qualitative insights

Resources, guidance and support for effective communication of findings from qualitative data to different audiences to ensure voices are heard, and have real impact.

Conducting research & evaluation

We can also design and conduct qualitative research, analysis and evaluation for you, providing robust insights to inform practice.

See examples of our recent work here