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Discover the NCRM International Visitor Exchange Scheme and Apply for an NCRM Training Bursary

The International Visitor Exchange Scheme (IVES) provides for incoming and outgoing visiting scholar awards. The Training Bursaries enable staff in the UK social science community to update their research skills.

NCRM Online learning resources

New Online Learning Resources from NCRM

Each resource includes purposely-created video tutorials and supporting materials such as presentation slides and video transcripts along with related datasets, recommended readings and links to related research publications and resources. New online training resources will be continuously added to this collection.

'Statistics Anxiety' A Fairy Tale For Our Times?

Is 'statistics anxiety' a fairy tale for our times? Listen to our new podcast

It is typically assumed that social science students are anxious, confused or intimidated by numbers. However this is far more 'common wisdom' than anything that any robust empirical research has demonstrated. Professor John MacInnes has been carrying out some preliminary research to see whether so-called 'stats anxiety' is something of a myth.