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Walking and talking: Mobile methods for understanding families' everyday environments in India and the UK

Everyday life has long been an object of social theorising and research. However, it is difficult to theorise the everyday without fixing it as invariant or overinflating it. Researchers from the NOVELLA node discuss 'walking and talking'.

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Seven fully funded PhD studenships linked with the NCRM

The ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, based at the Universities of Southampton, Manchester and Edinburgh, is pleased to announce seven new 1+3 PhD studentships. The studentships will provide up to four years funding (1 year Masters + 3 years PhD) including fees, Standard Maintenance Grant and Research Training Support Grant.

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New podcast: The Collaborative Online Social Media Observatory (COSMOS) - Beginnings, emerging findings and possible futures

Dr. Matthew Williams and Dr. Pete Burnap from the NCRM funded Crime Sensing with Social Media project talk about emerging findings from the first 3 years of their COSMOS projects on crime sensing, racial tension, cyberhate and Twitter user demographics.