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Beyond adaptation: just transferring online?

The most pronounced challenge of doing research during COVID-19 was the watershed switch to the online world. With limited or no training and support, researchers and

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Vacancy: Research Officer in Latent Network Modelling

The Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science is looking to recruit a Research Officer (PhD desired but not required)

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10th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology 2021 – Registration is open

The  GESIS Summer School 2021 will take place from 28 July - 20 August. In its 10th anniversary year, it will again (as in the first

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MethodSpace: Posts, Resources and Webinars on the Research Journey

From the initial questions through dissemination of findings, each month in 2021 SAGE MethodSpace is focusing on one research stage. For each stage, experienced researchers

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Creative Research Methods in Education - new book

This new book by Helen Kara, Narelle Lemon, Dawn Mannay and Megan McPherson contains practical advice and tips on how to use creative methods in education research,

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Census 2021/2022 could be the most important Census in decades

Experts from the UK Data Service are encouraging people to fill out this year’s Census because the information will help navigate our way to recovery.  Oliver

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New waves of COVID-19 variables added to CLOSER Discovery

CLOSER has added 15,000 new variables including 5,000 COVID-19 related to CLOSER Discovery – the UK’s most detailed search engine for longitudinal data. Users can now search

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Analysing data from longitudinal studies animations launched on the CLOSER Learning Hub

Four new animations introducing methods for the analysis of data from longitudinal studies have been added to the CLOSER Learning Hub. The animation series covers

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EVENS: survey documenting the lives of ethnic and religious minority people during Covid-19

February 16th sees the launch of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) survey: Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS) – which will be

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Are web survey answers similar to face to face ones?

In a recent peer-reviewed article Alexandru Cernat and Melanie Revilla explored the effects of switching from face to face surveys to web data