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Methods News covers methodological developments in the social sciences and beyond, across all disciplines and sectors. We publish NCRM-related stories as well as updates from external organisations and individuals working with or researching quantitative, qualitative, digital, creative, visual, mixed and multimodal methods.



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Researching 'near miss' cycling situations

Article by Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster (MethodsNews Spring 2015) The Near Miss Project is the first project to collect data allowing us to calculate the rate …

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A probability-based web panel for the UK?

Article by Patrick Sturgis, NCRM, University of Southampton (MethodsNews Spring 2015) As interviewing costs continue to rise while response rates decline throughout the world, pressure is mounting …

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Let's talk about pedagogy

Article by Sarah Lewthwaite and Melanie Nind, NCRM, University of Southampton (MethodsNews Spring 2015) The NCRM Pedagogy of Methodological Learning project investigates the distinctive pedagogic demands of teaching …

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Report: Consultation on Methodological Research Needs in UK Social Science

As part of its national strategic remit, NCRM undertakes periodic assessments of national provision and need in methodological research and training through consultation with stakeholders. In …

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Call for NCRM Methodological Research Projects

ESRC invites proposals for projects that will undertake cutting-edge methodological research development, within the context of substantive research problems. Projects must be focused in one or …

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Research methods training bursaries available

NCRM is again offering training bursaries to for up to £1,000 each to enable staff in the UK social science community engaged in research, teaching …

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Quick start guide to: Teaching advanced research methods

Sarah Lewthwaite and Mel Nind from the NCRM research strand on the pedagogy of methodological learning have created a 'Quick start guide to: Teaching advanced …

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Vacancy at NCRM: Research Co-ordinator

Location: Highfield Campus, University of Southampton Salary: £23,386 to £27,864 Full Time Fixed Term Until 30/09/2019 Closing Date: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Applications are invited for the post …