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Summary

Why use it?

This template includes key questions and information about conducting your on-site research for sharing this information with your staff or volunteers.

Before you use this template, you might want to check out the conduct on-site survey tool for more information.


On-site research briefing template

This document outlines the considerations when conducting fieldwork.

Project

What project is this fieldwork a part of?

Fieldwork

What fieldwork is being conducted? When is the fieldwork taking place? How will respondents be encouraged to participate?

Fieldwork 
Start date 
Finish date 
Location 

Target number of respondents and sample size

 
Incentive(s)

Purpose

Why is this fieldwork needed? What is the problem or opportunity it addresses?

[Insert organisation]’s research objectives at this time are to:

E.g. Profile exhibition attendees and understand their awareness, motivations for attending, and their experience at the gallery.

E.g. Build an evidence base to inform the case for future funding and support.

Methods and target respondents

Who will be approached? What methods and channels will be used to reach them?

AttendeesChannels

Gallery attendees

Research in the gallery

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

Database subscribersEmail campaign
Event ticket holdersEmail campaign

Roles and contact details

What are the key roles during fieldwork, and who is responsible for each?

Data collector(s)

e.g. name of volunteer in the gallery

Project managerName, role
Email
Contact number
Fieldwork supportName, role
Email
Contact number

Supporting content and resources

What content and resources might be needed to help share this fieldwork?

Include answers to frequently asked questions, or a script you would like fieldworkers to use when approaching people.


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