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Up to £500 available for case study on impact of NCRM training

NCRM is looking for potential case studies that demonstrate some of the impacts that its research methods training has been having across different sectors. We're particularly …

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Six videos from Decolonial Research Methods webinar series available

NCRM has published videos of all six webinars in its Decolonial Research Methods series. The videos are available to watch on the NCRM YouTube channel using the …

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Applications open for NCRM/Exeter Computational Communication Methods Spring School

Applications are now open for the NCRM/Exeter Computational Communication Methods Spring School. The event will take place over eight days between 6 and 14 April 2022. Organised by …

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NCRM website unavailable between 27 December and 1 January

The NCRM website will be unavailable between Monday, 27 December 2021 and Saturday, 1 January 2022. This is due to essential maintenance work being carried out at …

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New online learning resource on using Understanding Society datasets now available

NCRM has published an online learning resource on Understanding Society, the UK household longitudinal study. The resource, called Genomics and Proteomics for Social Scientists, includes four …

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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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The (non-)probability survey debate explained

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learned a lot about how the global spread of the virus has impacted people’s lives. Surveys have …

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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 …