Lucy Gilder

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Research Assistant
Cambridge Office


M.Phil. in social anthropology, University of Cambridge


Lucy Gilder is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the area of home affairs and social policy. She works across many research areas but mainly in the fields of education and employment.

Gilder has an M.Phil. in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge where she specialised in China and Taiwan studies. Her research interests include international development, China, and human rights.

Recent Projects

  • SME Skills Management
  • Study on Child Participation in EU Political and Democratic Life
  • Evaluation of IPS Grow
  • Evaluation of Triple P
  • Evaluation of PALS-UK

Selected Publications

Barbara Janta, Michaela Bruckmayer, Annemari de Silva, Lucy Gilder, Andreas Culora, Sam Cole, Emma Leenders, Mieke Schuurman, Alice Hagger-Vaughan, Study on Child Participation in EU Political and Democratic Life: Final Report, , 2021

Natalie Picken, Joanna Hofman, Tom Ling, Lucy Gilder, Emily Gloinson, Evaluation of IPS Grow, , 2021 (forthcoming)



  • Journal Article

    Level 4 Group Triple P: Positive Parenting Programme

    This report evaluates the Positive Parenting Program, targeted at parents of children aged 3 to 4 years for whom nursery staff and caregivers had concerns around language and communication or children's behavioural, emotional, or social development.

    Jul 27, 2021

  • Report

    Evaluation of IPS Grow: Final report

    IPS supports people with serious mental illness into employment. This evaluation examines the uptake and perceptions of support from IPS Grow by IPS services. We also examine the impact that different support had on different services.

    Mar 24, 2021

  • Journal Article

    Study on Child Participation in EU Political and Democratic Life: Final Report

    RAND Europe and Eurochild were contracted by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers to support this study. This Final Report summarises the findings from all research methodologies applied in this study.

    Feb 23, 2021