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Alice Sachrajda

Alice Sachrajda

Researcher on Immigration and Migrant Integration

Alice is an experienced researcher and evaluator specialising in creative research methods. Alice has worked as a senior qualitative researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and the Young Foundation and is currently working as a consultant and as an associate at the Royal Society of the Arts. She specialises in researching public attitudes and values, particularly focusing on immigration and migrant integration. In 2014 she authored IPPR’s flagship report on migrant integration, ‘Shared Ground: Strategies for living well together in an era of high immigration’ and wrote ‘Be Here Now’, a graphic novel creatively exploring stories of life and change in British communities.

Alice is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a trustee of Counterpoints Arts, an organisation that ensures the artistic and cultural contributions of refugees and migrants are recognised and welcomed in the UK. Alice has an academic background in law and was awarded a distinction for an Msc in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science, specialising in the international law of refugees and migrants. 

Alice is establishing a new creative storytelling project called The StoryBank, working with filmmakers, photographers, graphic designers and other artists. The StoryBank is an ever-growing anthology of authentic stories about human identity and belonging in the UK.