Webster Research & Consulting

Working across the public and voluntary sectors, helping you understand, plan, design, build, evaluate and train.




With carefully designed and incisive research, we help clients understand their stakeholders, and the wider environment.


We help define, plan, cost and win funding for new projects or programmes.


For new digital services or ways of working, we help define what is required and how things should work.


Let us manage your digital development project, oversee developers and manage testing and user acceptance.


Whether a project or a digital service, we can both evaluate it formally and help you and your staff reflect and learn.


We design and deliver bespoke training for your staff in new systems and ways of working.


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WR&C was commissioned to carry out a final evaluation of this training scheme for leaders of all faith groups in the UK.  The FLTI has been running since 2019, and is provided by the Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion (part of the University of Birmingham). The project is funded by the Ministry… Read More

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We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book, The Church of England and British politics since 1900, published by Boydell and Brewer. Peter Webster has contributed a chapter on the changing relationship between Parliament and the Church in the crucial decades after the Second World War. From the introduction: Though the facade… Read More

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We were delighted to be commissioned, along with Dr Ian Jones of Saltley Research and Evaluation, to conduct an interim evaluation of a project in the diocese of Bristol. The diocese has established three mission areas as part of a programme funded by the Church of England’s Strategic Development Fund. Through a review of existing… Read More

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We were delighted to be able to assist a small Christian educational charity take its first steps in online publication. The Society of the Faith has a century-long history in print publishing, but for the papers of a recent symposium, the Society wanted to look at other options. WR&C was able to help the Society… Read More

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The British Academy have just published a new report, entitled Open Access and Book Chapters. We were delighted to be commissioned to both help define the scope of this study, and to contribute to the research and the writing. The report is available on the British Academy site. From the British Academy site: “Open Access… Read More

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Peter has contributed a chapter to an important new book, The Historical Web and Digital Humanities: the case of national Web domains, published by Routledge and edited by Niels Brügger & Ditte Laursen. His chapter is entitled ‘Lessons from cross-border religion in the Northern Irish web sphere: understanding the limitations of the ccTLD as a… Read More

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