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Fully funded ESRC PhD studentship at NCRM: Virtual learning of advanced research methods

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship on 'Virtual learning of advanced research methods' to begin in October 2015. The studentship is located at the NCRM's Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Southampton.

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Special issue call for papers: Is the educational 'what works' agenda working? Critical methodological developments

The International Journal of Research & Method in Education calls for scholarly papers for a Special Issue focused on theoretical and methodological contributions and critiques of the 'what works' agenda in educational research.

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New podcast: To probe or not to probe - Nonresponse in surveys

To probe or not to probe respondents' initial answers of "Don't know" is a key question when it comes to tackling the problem of nonresponse in surveys. Dr Jouni Kuha from LSE has been working with colleagues at LSE and City University to see whether asking interviewers to probe respondents further affects both the quantity and the quality of their answers.