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New publication highlights NCRM activities from 2020 to 2023

NCRM has launched a new publication that highlights our activities and achievements from the past three years. Called Learning Together, the publication provides an overview of our …

Navigating uncertainty: The role of north-south research partnerships in Ethiopia’s education response to COVID-19

Uncertainty was a critical issue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. When it comes to responding to complex problems posed by the pandemic, north-south research partnerships have an …

Final episode in NCRM podcast series now available

The final episode in NCRM’s six-part podcast series is available to listen on the Apple Podcasts, Spotify and the NCRM website. The guest is Professor Laura Bernardi …

Enter our video poster competition

Postgraduate researchers are invited to enter NCRM’s 2023 video poster competition. The 10 best entries will be shown at the 2023 Research Methods e-Festival, which takes …

JD Carpentieri talks about how qualitative research can add nuance to theory on NCRM podcast

The fifth episode in NCRM’s new podcast series is available to listen on the Apple Podcasts, Spotify and the NCRM website. The guest is Dr …

Food insecurity: mapping out risk to plan local responses

Not having enough food to eat, or food that contributes to a nutritious diet is food insecurity, or sometimes called food poverty. Sadly, this is a …

NCRM publishes guidance papers on ethics in research involving children

A new series of papers provides valuable guidance on ethics in research involving children. The six-part series, produced by academics from the School of Law and …

An interview with Professor Ann Oakley: sociological legacies and futures

On a warm, sunny day in June of last year, we had the great pleasure of interviewing Professor Ann Oakley, a renowned figure of modern …