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Nominations open for early-career researcher award

Nominations are open for a new award that will recognise the achievements of early-career researchers working in the survey sector.The Survey Futures Early Career Impact …

Applications open for MethodsCon: Futures

NCRM has opened applications to attend MethodsCon: Futures, an in-person event that will take place over two days in Manchester.The free event, on 12-13 September 2024, …

Explore participatory approaches at in-person forum

Social researchers who are passionate about collaborative and participatory methods are invited to attend a free forum in Manchester.The half-day NCRM event, Exploring Participatory Research …

Video explores use of AI in education and research

A new NCRM video features a conversation between two researchers on the topic of AI in education.Dr Jen Ross quizzes Dr Wayne Holmes about his research …

Researchers illuminate role of sound in urban studies

NCRM has published a new video that illuminates the role that sound can play in qualitative research.The video features presentations from three researchers: Dr Rishika …

Learn about UK education datasets at free webinar

Researchers interested in education in the UK can learn how to use national datasets in their research at a free webinar.The event, on Friday, 14 …

Your help needed to shape research skills training

Researchers are being given the chance to help shape the way that research skills training is delivered in the future.The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), …

NCRM funding extended until end of 2025

NCRM has received new funding that will enable it to continue its high-quality research methods training and capacity-building activities until the end of 2025.The Economic …