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Call for NCRM Methodological Research Projects from Early Career Researchers

NCRM is pleased to invite proposals from early career researchers. Applicants must send an Intention to Submit form by 16:00 on 16 December 2016. The budget for each individual Research Project is up to a maximum of £125,000.

MethodsNews 2016: 3

2016: 3 MethodsNews: Reflecting on methods in 2016 and looking forward to 2017

This Newsletter covers the big, the seemingly small and the undeniably influential issues related to social science research methods. Read articles from Jane Elliott (ESRC), Jane Falkingham, Melanie Nind, Ros Edwards (University of Southampton), Jonathan Minton (University of Glasgow) and Tarani Chandola (University of Manchester).

NCRM Podcast

Listen to new podcast on reproducing social science research

The statistical analysis of large-scale social science data is far from transparent and a culture of 'trust me’ rather than a culture of 'show me’ currently exists. Those are arguments being made by Professor Vernon Gayle from the University of Edinburgh who makes an appeal to his fellow researchers to routinely provide enough information so that others can check that results are accurate, and that correct inferences and conclusions are reported in published work.