Dr Ginevra House specialises in academic research relating to the higher education sector in the UK.

As well as producing evidence-based reports, policy recommendations and impact assessments, she is an excellent public speaker, and has presented findings at government reviews, conferences and symposia.

Past and present clients include:

Ginevra House is an outstanding researcher. She has completed a number of briefings, scoping studies and analysis of survey results for me in a past position. Her spoken and written communication is excellent, and the quality of the reports she produced was of a really high standard, from the perspective of being written clearly, and the impressive grasp of statistics, qualitative and quantitative research outcomes.
Dr Joanna Newman MBE FRSA, CEO and Secretary General, the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Formerly Director of Universities UK International

Past publications and reports:

  • 2020 (ongoing) Postgraduate Education in the UK – HEPI.
  • 2019 (ongoing) impact review for the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
  • 2013 European Research Funding and the UK Research Landscape, in The UK & Europe: Costs, Benefits and Options – The Regent’s Report 2013. This chapter looked at the potential impacts of Brexit (before that word existed!) on the UK’s access to European research funding and partnerships. Written under the auspices of Universities UK International.
  • 2010 Postgraduate Education in the UK – HEPI and British Library. Key findings were presented to the Browne Review of Higher Education Funding, and contributed to the case for funding postgraduate student loans to improve fair access and social mobility.
  • EThos Evaluation Report: Supporting and Influencing the Deposit of E-theses in Higher Education – impact assessment for the British Library of the EThos (E-Theses Online Service) repository for UK doctoral theses.
  • Small-scale research projects for Universities UK International:
    • Ministerial briefing for David Willets on Saudi Arabia’s higher education provision.
    • Analysis of the cost of UK doctoral fees and living costs for the Indonesian government’s doctoral funding programme.
    • Analysis of survey on the impact of immigration rule changes to on international students facing persecution in their home countries.


The standard rate for research is £50 per hour, £375 per day, open to negotiation for larger projects.

I think we can say with a degree of satisfaction that your report was well received and widely referenced – well done. It proves to have been a thoroughly worthwhile piece of work and an excellent effort.
Bahram Bekhradnia, former President, HEPI

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