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Researcher Position Now Available!


Interested in sport and recreational research? Would you like to work on research of national and international importance?

Substance is looking to appoint a new member to our research team who can throw themselves into the delivery, administration and analysis of major research projects.

This will involve working on an exciting variety of projects of such as: football research for UEFA, research on recreational angling and fisheries for Defra, Cefas and the Environment Agency, sport and physical activity strategies and community assets for Sport England and GM Moving and RNLI volunteer research.

Activities will include:

  • Literature and Documentary Review
  • Recruitment and Engagement of Research Participants
  • Delivery of Surveys
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Other Qualitative Research Exercises
  • Preparing Analysis and Summary Reporting

About Substance

Substance is a research and technology company that works across diverse sectors and with many types of organisation, with a focus on sport and physical activity, angling and outdoor recreation, volunteering and community assets.

Our core team is made up of highly-experienced social researchers, technologists and programme managers, each with their own specialisms. What we share is an ambition to make organisations that do good have a greater impact.

Further Information

Please read the job description by clicking on this link: Click Here

For more information about this role, please email

If you are interested in this post, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a short covering letter to

Closing date – 5pm, Friday 29th March!