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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 …

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Methods Matter podcast launched by Dementia Researcher and NCRM

A new podcast series launched by Dementia Researcher and NCRM provides an introduction to a range of research methods and considers how they could be applied …

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Experts discuss political Lego and elite studies in NCRM videos

Two new videos from NCRM see experts discussing the subjects of political Lego and elite studies. In the first video, Professor Ian Cook of the University of …

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Learning resources on web scraping and text data now available

NCRM has published new online learning resources that explore the topics of web scraping and text data. The first, Web scraping and Covid-19, is presented by …