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Panel discussion to explore research transparency, reproducibility and impact

A panel of experts will explore the topic of research transparency, reproducibility and impact at an NCRM roundtable. The free event, which is open to anyone …

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MethodsCon - SAVE THE DATE

A new event hosted by NCRM will provide an opportunity for researchers to collaborate across sectors and disciplinary boundaries. MethodsCon will take place in Manchester between 12 …

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NCRM/Exeter Computational Communication Methods Spring School - SAVE THE DATE

Researchers interested in computational social science will be given the chance to learn new skills at a spring school in April 2022. The NCRM/Exeter Computational Communication Methods …

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Tell us what you think about the NCRM website

NCRM is inviting users of its website to complete a short, anonymous feedback form. This feedback will help us to improve the site and make it …

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PhD researchers discuss COVID-19 challenges in blog series

PhD researchers in Wales are publishing a series of blog posts about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the methodology of their research projects. The researchers, who …

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Watch Professor Vineeta Sinha’s talk on decolonial research methods

A video of the first event in NCRM’s webinar series on decolonial research methods is now available on our website. Professor Vineeta Sinha from the National University …

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New book explores research in times of crisis

One of NCRM’s regular trainers, Dr Helen Kara, has co-edited a new book that explores the creative ways in which researchers have adapted methods in response …

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Guide published on in-situ methodologies during COVID-19 pandemic

NCRM has published a new guide on in-situ methodologies and how they can be adapted for research conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The publication, titled The NCRM …