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NCRM Training and Events

We aim to drive forward methodological development and innovation through our programme of training and events, increasing the quality and range of approaches used by social scientists.

We have 3 training courses taking place from now until December 2018:

View our extensive list of training courses here, including courses for 2019

Innovation Forum event: 'Methods for Researching Sensibilities', Wednesday 5th December 2018 in Manchester


This NCRM Innovation Forum will address the challenges and possibilities of researching sensibilities - thinking, feeling and emotion, including from an Indigenour perspective. The event will take the form of interactive dialogue where participants can develop their ideas in discussion with our speakers, including:


  • Jennifer Mason (University of Manchester)
  • Lydia Martens (Keele University)
  • Tia DeNora (University of Exeter)
  • Pirjo Virtanen (University of Helsinki)


Find out more and register for the event

New online resource: 'How to write about research methods'


In our latest online resource, Patrick Brindle introduces students and researchers to the basics of writing about social science research methods. Looking at the task in practical terms, Patrick examines the different writing challenges that a PhD student, researcher or academic may face.

View the video here