Policy and political engagement depends more than ever on understanding how data is collected and analysed. Many of the central government departments rely of employees with quantitative skills to understand and review evidence for policy.
The case study below highlights how skills are needed working for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Click on the image below to view the case study. The workplace study provides details of the work conducted by the Air Quality team at DEFRA and their use of Quantitative Methods