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8th ESRC Research Methods Festival
3 - 5 July 2018 - save the date

The 8th ESRC Research Methods Festival will be held
3 – 5 July 2018 at the University of Bath. Save the date and watch the our website for updates. We are now working on the Festival programme which will include over 300 methodological sessions, activities and lively discussions.




NCRM International Visitor Exchange Scheme (IVES) – now open

IVES funding is aimed at enabling UK social scientists to engage with methods development internationally. The scheme provides for incoming and outgoing visiting scholar awards. Learn more about IVES on the NCRM website. Deadline for submitting proposals is 16:00, 30 June 2017.

New audio podcast

Listen to the new NCRM audio podcast on 'Questions of disclosure:
a synthetic answer'

In a rapidly changing linked data environment, there is much excitement about its potential, but still plenty of concern around the need to understand and mitigate any risk of disclosure of personal information. In this episode of our Podcast, Professor David Martin talks about NCRM funded research which is looking at how the creation and use of synthetic data sets could help.