Orla Cronin Research

Social science research and strategic consultancy

0161 408 2047


At Órla Cronin Research, we hand-pick a multidisciplinary team with the most relevant experience for each project, comprising several independent consultants with whom we have long standing and productive relationships.

From time to time, we also collaborate with highly skilled associates within a number of different networks, for example:  Framework, Royal Holloway University of London, ICA:UK and ICA:USA.

Órla Cronin is a chartered research psychologist, and the director of Órla Cronin Research. After completing a PhD in Psychology (University of Southampton), she held a number of posts in academia, the voluntary sector and the private sector.

Orla now concentrates primarily on civil society organisations globally, specialising in

  • Facilitating (virtually and face to face) strategy development, project planning, theory of change, M&E frameworks, learning reviews and innovation.
  • Consulting, training and coaching in monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Training (in virtual and face to face facilitation, evaluation, and qualitative data analysis)
  • Development of innovative social science research methodology in a variety of domains, e.g. police interviewing, science education, family dynamics, and  behaviour change.

Our Code of Practice is available here