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Webinar to explore data on environmental attitudes and behaviours

A free webinar will discuss quantitative data on environmental attitudes and behaviours.The event, run by the Data Resources Training Network (DRTN), will be held on …

Critical Conversations webinar series returns

Researchers interested in collaborative and participatory methods are invited to attend a series of free NCRM webinars.The Critical Conversations series, organised by the Collaborative and Participatory …

Learn about elite studies in new collection of papers

A new collection of papers discusses methodological approaches to the study of elites.The publication is based on contributions from academic and civil society researchers at …

Webinar to focus on secondary data and deprivation in the UK

A free webinar will discuss secondary quantitative data, with a focus on the theme of deprivation in the UK.The event, run by the Data Resources …

Paper series provides bitesize lessons on teaching research methods

A new series of NCRM papers provides bitesize lessons on teaching research methods and delivering training.The guides are condensed versions of longer papers, enabling busy people …

Screening Tarma In Sierra Leone: The role of film in interdisciplinary discussions on epidemic response

In March 2023, in a crowded church hall turned into a cinema for the evening, community members from across Kambia District in northern Sierra Leone, congregated …

Apply for the NCRM Impact Prize

NCRM is inviting researchers to apply for the NCRM Impact Prize.This is an exciting new initiative that will recognise and celebrate the impacts of researchers …

Training course to provide introduction to National Pupil Database

A new NCRM training course will provide an introduction to the National Pupil Database (NPD), an administrative data resource that covers the education system in England. The …