BA Economics (CNAA) (1991)
MA Economics (Sussex) (1992)
Head of Evalulation, NatCen Social Research, April 2012 - January 2016
Principal Research Fellow, Policy Studies Instiute, December 2008 - March 2012
Principal Research Officer, Model Development Unit, Department for Work and Pensions, July 2003 - November 2008
Principal Research Officer, Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office, November 2000 - June 2003
Senior Social Survey Officer, Social Survey Methods Unit, Office for National Statistics, July 1999 - October 2000
Senior Research Officer, Analytical Services Branch, Department of Social Security, December 1996 - June 1999
Senior Research Officer, Institute for Employment Studies, University of Sussex, December 1993 - December 1996
Research Assistance, South Asian Development Partnership, October 1992-November 1993
MSc Applied Quantitative Methods
- Evaluation using Quantitative Methods
- Mixed methods research
S. Morris, K. Seymour, H. Limmer (2019). Research protocol: Evaluating the impact of Eedi formative assessment online platform (formerly Diagnostic Questions or DQ) on attainment in mathematics at GCSE and teacher workload. International Journal of Educational Research. 93, pp.188-196.
C. Fox, S. Morris (2019). Evaluating outcome-based payment programmes: challenges for evidence-based policy. Journal of Economic Policy Reform. pp.1-17.
P. Davies, SP. Morris, C. Fox (2018). The Evaluation Market and Its Industry in England. New Directions for Evaluation. 160(160), pp.29-43.
SP. Morris, T. Edovald, C. Lloyd, Z. Kiss (2016). The importance of specifying and studying causal mechanisms in school-based randomised controlled trials: lessons from two studies of cross-age peer tutoring. Educational Research and Evaluation. 22(7-8), pp.422-439.
M. Vojtkova, SP. Morris, O. Cara, L. Marshall (2016). Research Protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the Family SKILLS programme for reception year students from families in which English is an additional language. International Journal of Educational Research. 80, pp.101-110.
SP. Morris (2007). Mothers' child support arrangements: a comparison of routes through which mothers obtain awards for maintenance in Britain. Benefits,. 15(1), pp.17-31.
DH. Greenberg, S. Morris (2005). Large-Scale Social Experimentation in Britain. Evaluation. 11(2), pp.223-242.
F. Husain, R. Wishart, L. Marshall, S. Frankenberg, L. Bussard, et al. (2018). Family Skills Evaluation report and executive summary, Report to the Education Endowment Foundation. Education Endowment Foundation, Education Endowment Foundation.
E. Melhuish, J. Gardiner, S. Morris (2017). Study of Early Education and Development (SEED): Impact Study on Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to age three: Research report. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/627098/SEED_ECEC_impact_at_age_3.pdf: Department for Education, Department for Education.
E. Melhuish, J. Gardiner, S. Morris (2017). Study of Early Education and Development (SEED): Impact Study on Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to age 3 years: Technical Annex to the Main Report. Department for Education, Department for Education.
E. Melhuish, J. Gardiner, S. Morris (2017). Study of Early Education and Development (SEED): Impact Study on Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to Age Three: Research brief. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/627108/SEED_Impact_at_age_3_Research_Brief.pdf: Department for Education, Department for Education.
C. LLoyd, T. Edovald, Z. Kiss, S. Morris, A. Skipp, et al. (2015). Paired Reading Evaluation Report and Executive Summary. Education Endowment Foundation, Education Endowment Foundation.
C. Lloyd, T. Edovald, SP. Morris, A. Skipp, Z. KIss, et al. (2015). Durham Shared Maths Project. Evaluation report and executive summary. Education Endowment Foundation, Education Endowment Foundation.
S. Haywood, J. Griggs, C. Lloyd, S. Morris, Z. Kiss, et al. (2015). Creative Futures: Act, Sing, Play. Evaluation report and executive summary. NatCen Social Research, Education Endowment Foundation.
S. Salis, H. Wardle, S. Morris, D. Excell (2015). ABB Code for Responsible Gambling and Player Protection: Evaluation of early impact among machine gamblers. Responsible Gambling Trust/NatCen Social Research, Responsible Gambling Trust.
S. Salis, N. Jabin, S. Morris (2015). Evaluation of the impact of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme and the Food Hygiene Information Scheme on food hygiene standards and food-borne illnesses: Final report. Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Agency.
• July 2016 – Early Intervention Foundation, member of Steering Group ‘Inter-Parental relationship’ programme
• February 2016 – Research Associate (Evaluation) NatCen Social Research
• June 2015 – external expert on the UK Government Trial Advice Panel
• June 2015 – Honorary Fellow, Institute for Employment Studies
• February 2015 - The Social Innovation Partnership’s (TSIP) Advisory Council
• September 2014 – Department for Education, Analytical Associate
• June, 2012, expert member of the European Commission delegation from DG Employment and Social Affairs to the US Department of Labor, Washington US
• From April 2012, Visiting Fellow, Policy Studies Institute, University of Westminster
• From April 2009, Specialist Social Scientist – Food Standards Agency
• May 2006 - Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion/Economic and Social Research Council User Fellowship, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics.
• From January 2005 - June 2008, member of the British Household Panel Study Scientific Advisory Committee
January 2015 – editorial board of Social Research Practice, the e-journal of the Social Research Association
From June 2007 until January 2011, member of the Editorial Board for Journal of Poverty and Social Justice