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Methods News aims to cover methodological developments in the social sciences and beyond, across all disciplines and sectors. Our articles include news stories from NCRM and its partners, plus updates and features from external organisations and individuals.

Second episode of NCRM and YouthLife podcast out now

The second episode of NCRM’s new podcast series is out now. Each episode in the six-part series features conversations with leading experts on qualitative longitudinal or mixed …

Register your interest in computational methods spring school

Researchers interested in computational social science are being invited to express their interest in a spring school that will be held in April 2023. The NCRM/Exeter …

Registration open for third Critical Conversations webinar

The third event in NCRM’s Critical Conversations webinar series is now open for registrations. The free webinar, on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, will focus on working with …

Call opens for 2023 Research Methods e-Festival

The call for contributions for the 2023 Research Methods e-Festival is now open. The online event, on 7-9 November 2023, will be a celebration of research …

Join free webinar on how to access EU data

A free webinar will explore the ways in which researchers can access documents and data from the European Union. The event – FOI requests as a …

Five new NCRM projects aim to stimulate developments in research methods

Teams of researchers are leading a series of new projects that aim to stimulate imaginative developments in research methods. NCRM has commissioned five projects through its Innovation …

Sell-out methods event returns

Join NCRM's newly established Collaborative and Participatory Methodological Special Interest Group (MSIG) for a second Critical Conversations event. Creating a space for critical conversations to emerge, this …

Free half-day training workshop for VCFSE organisations

Do you run a community or youth group? Are you looking for new ways to deliver creative activities that encourage new connections and positive dynamics between …