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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.

Series of briefings outlines societal changes impacting methods

NCRM has published a new series of briefings that outline social and technical changes which may impact social research methods in the future.The series is …

Work with NCRM to bring your methods to a wider audience

Researchers who are interested in introducing their methods to wider audiences are being given the chance to work with NCRM on developing courses and resources.A new …

NCRM annual lecture to explore AI in social research

Registration is now open for the NCRM Annual Lecture 2024, which will explore issues related to the use of AI in social research.The event takes …

Contribute to MethodsCon: Futures

The call for contributions is now open for MethodsCon: Futures, an in-person NCRM event that will take place over two days in Manchester.The cross-sector event, …

Applications open for NCRM 20th Anniversary Impact Prize

NCRM is inviting researchers to apply for the NCRM 20th Anniversary Impact Prize.The competition is open to anyone who has taken part in NCRM activities …

Join hackathon on community reporting and lived-experience storytelling

A hackathon will examine how community reporting and other methods of lived-experience storytelling can be made more inclusive and equitable.The free event takes place in …

New book provides expert guidance on big qual

A new book provides researchers with expert guidance on the analysis of large qualitative datasets, a practice otherwise known as big qual.The publication, Big Qual: …

Leaders of NCRM partners praise centre’s impact

The leaders of NCRM’s three core partners have praised the centre’s impact as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.NCRM was founded at the University of …