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Elizabeth Sanderson

Job title: 
Research Fellow, BA (Hons), MA

Phone 0114 225 6290
E-mail e.sanderson@shu.ac.uk

Elizabeth Sanderson is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research where she is a member of both the housing and the data and policy teams.

She has worked across a variety of research and evaluation projects for numerous clients including charities, housing providers, councils and government organisations.

She is currently involved in the evaluation of the Big Lottery's Talent Match programme where she is leading on the Common Data Framework (CDF) element of the project. The CDF seeks to monitor beneficiaries longitudinally and forms a key part of a wider evaluation designed to track the success of the programme and to identify what works well, for whom and in what circumstances. She is also leading the participant data strand of the evaluation of Groundwork UK's Green Leaders programme, a youth-led environmental programme designed to provide disadvantaged young people with a stepping stone to future employment.

Much of her experience has utilised quantitative techniques although she also has experience using qualitative methods. Elizabeth is currently in the process of undertaking a PhD exploring youth marginalisation and youth transitions in the current context.

Research interests

Elizabeth’s research interests include

  • youth marginalisation, youth transitions and youth unemployment
  • evaluation
  • housing
  • labour market engagement
  • the design and analysis of surveys
  • analysis of large scale secondary datasets.

Current/recent research projects

2013-19 Evaluation and Learning Contract for the Big Lottery Fund Talent Match Programme, Big Lottery Fund. Role: Common Data Framework lead.

2016-2018 Evaluation of Green Leaders. Groundwork UK.  Role: Participant data lead.

2016-2017 Talent Match Sheffield City Region: Local Evaluation. Sheffield Futures. Role: Project manager.

2016-17 State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in Greater Manchester. Salford CVS and partners. Role: Project director.

2013-2017 Making it Work Evaluation. Big Lottery Fund. Role: Researcher.

Selected research reports

Batty, E., Dayson, C., Eadson, W., Pearson, S., Sanderson, E., Lindsay, C. and Cullen, A.M. (2017) Making it Work: Learning and Evaluation Contract - final report. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Bolton State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Greater Manchester State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017.Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) City of Manchester State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Salford State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017.Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Tameside State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C., Prinos, I. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Oldham State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Rochdale State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Stockport State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 2017. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Dayson, C., Green, S. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Evaluation of Over2You: Final report. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Dayson, C., Pearson, S. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Evaluation of Making It Work: an assessment of impact and value for money. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Damm, C. and Sanderson, E. (2016) Sheffield State of the Voluntary and Community Sector 2016. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Bashir, N., Bennett, E., Dayson, C., Eadson, W. and Sanderson. E. (2015) Evaluation of Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War Centenary Activity: Year 1 report - Executive Summary. London: Heritage Lottery Fund.

Bashir, N., Bennett, E., Dayson, C., Eadson, W. and Sanderson. E. (2015) Evaluation of Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War Centenary Activity: Year 1 report. London: Heritage Lottery Fund.

Dayson, C., Bashir, N., Bennett, E. and Sanderson, E. (2016) The Rotherham Social Prescribing Service for People with Long-Term Health Conditions: Summary Report. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Dayson, C., Bashir, N., Bennett, E. and Sanderson, E. (2016) The Rotherham Social Prescribing Service for People with Long-Term Health Conditions: Annual Report. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Dayson, C. and Sanderson, E. (2016) Rotherham State of the Voluntary and Community Sector 2015. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Foden, M., Green, S., Robinson, D., Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I. (2015) The Economic Impact of Social Housing Organisations in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

Green, S., Reeve, K., Robinson, D. and Sanderson, E. (2015) Direct Payment of Housing Benefit: Are Social Landlords Ready? Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Green, S., Robinson, D., Wilson, I. with Barnes, S., Batty, E. and Sanderson, E. (2015) The Housing Options of Older People in Doncaster. Sheffield: CRESR: Sheffield Hallam University.

Patmore, B. and Sanderson, E. (2015) Nottinghamshire State of the Voluntary Sector 2015. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Patmore, B. and Sanderson, E. (2015) Nottinghamshire State of the Voluntary Sector 2015: A summary report on social and economic impact. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Pearson, S., Batty, E., Dayson, C., Eadson, W., Sanderson, E., Lindsay, C. and Cullen, A.M. (2015) Making it Work: Learning and Evaluation Contract - Year Two Programme Report. London: Big Lottery Fund.

Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I.(2015) Talent Match Evaluation and Learning Contract: 2013-19 - Common Data Framework: Annual Report. London: Big Lottery Fund.

Cole, I., Beatty, C., Powell, R. and Sanderson, E. (2014) Monitoring the impact of recent measures affecting Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowances in the private rented sector: the response of landlords. London: DWP.

Dayson, C. and Sanderson, E. (2014) Building capabilities in the voluntary sector: A review of the market. Big Lottery Fund.

Macmillan, R. and Ellis Paine, A., with Kara, H., Dayson, C., Sanderson, E. and Wells, P. (2014) Building Capabilities in the Voluntary Sector: What the evidence tells us. Big Lottery Fund.

Bashir, N., Cronin de Chavez, A., Gilbertson, J., Tod, A., Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I. (2013) An evaluation of the FILT Warm Homes Service. Glossop: Foundations Independent Living Trust (FILT).

Bashir, N., Cronin de Chavez, A., Gilbertson, J., Tod, A., Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I. (2013) An evaluation of the FILT Warm Homes Service: Summary Report. Glossop: Foundations Independent Living Trust (FILT).

Beatty, C., Gore, T., Powell, R. and Sanderson, E. (2013) The impact of welfare reform in Hampshire. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University.

Bashir, N., Batty, E., Dayson, C., Pearson, S., Platts-Fowler, D., Sanderson, E., Wilson, I., Clague, L., Formby, E. and Wolstenholme, C. (2012) myplace Impact Evaluation Interim Report: Executive Summary. London: Big Lottery Fund.

Bashir, N., Batty, E., Dayson, C., Pearson, S., Platts-Fowler, D., Sanderson, E., Wilson, I., Clague, L., Formby, E. and Wolstenholme, C. (2012) myplace Impact Evaluation Interim Report.  London: Big Lottery Fund.

Academic publications

Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I. (2017) Does locality make a difference? The impact of housing allowance reforms on private landlords.Housing Studies, 32 (7), pp. 948-967.

Dayson, C., Macmillan, R., Paine, A.E. and Sanderson, E. (2017) Third sector capacity building : the institutional embeddedness of supply.Voluntary Sector Review, 8 (2), pp. 149-168.

Cole, I., Powell, R. and Sanderson, E. (2016) Putting the squeeze on "Generation Rent": transitions, marginality and stigmatisation, Sociological Research Online.

Sanderson, E., Wells, P. and Wilson, I. (2015) Young people's resilience and involvement : possible elements of the European Union's Structural and Investment Funds in addressing youth unemployment? In: EU Cohesion Policy: Reassessing Performance and Direction edited by Bachtler, J., Berkowitz, P., Hardy, S. and Muravska, T. 127-139.

Recent conferences

Sanderson, E. (2016) 'Youth transitions to employment: longitudinal evidence from marginalised young people in England.' Paper presented to the Network for European Social Policy Analysis Conference, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September.

Cole, I., Powell, R. and Sanderson, E. (2015) 'Putting the squeeze on "Generation Rent": transitions, marginality and stigmatisation facing 25 to 34 year old Housing Benefit claimants in the private rented sector'. Paper presented to the Housing Studies Association Seminar: 'Deconstructing Generation Rent', University of Sheffield, UK, February.

Sanderson, E. and Wilson, I. (2015) 'Area and Landlord effects in the response to Local Housing Allowance reforms in Great Britain'. Paper presented to the European Network of Housing Research Conference, Lisbon University Institute, Portugal, June.

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