Case Studies

Apr
2016

Habitat Modelling for Protected Species

States are required to monitor and protect plants and animals listed as European Protected Species. However, species data are often ad hoc and vary considerably in their quality and coverage. In these cases, species distribution models can be applied to obtain useful estimates from the limited data available.

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Feb
2016

Understanding Attitudes Towards Recycling in Conwy County

Select recently had the opportunity to work with Conwy County Borough Council on the analysis of their Recycle More Survey. The council wanted to better understand attitudes towards recycling in the county and to understand the potential impact of possible changes to bin collection frequency.

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Dec
2015

Saving to Prevent Problem Debt

Following on from our previous investigation into the link between cash savings and problem debt, StepChange Debt Charity asked Select to conduct an analysis to understand which types of households are failing to save, and also to identify attitudinal factors that might influence their decision not to save.

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Dec
2015

Acceptance Sampling for Quality Control

Our client, a manufacturer of consumer goods, became aware through customer feedback that a batch of one of their products contained an unusually high level of defects. The manufacturer wanted to take steps to avoid a repeat of this incident, but with full inspection of every product being prohibitively expensive, what could they put in place to reduce the risk of future bad batches entering the market?

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