This report takes an in-depth look at the use of peer research in the UK today, providing a comprehensive introduction to the methodology and advocating for its value as a legitimate and insightful research approach. The report covers:
- The definition of peer research as a methodology and a discussion of its many advantages.
- A desk review of 48 peer research projects conducted in the UK over the last five years.
- The challenges and questions practitioners of peer research need to address in order to move the methodology forward.
- The current gaps in the application of peer research and suggestions of future directions for the methodology.