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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.

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 …

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 …

How can we measure health inequality?

Economists (and more broadly social scientists) are increasingly focused on the measurement and causes of inequality in health. Health inequality has many sources, not all of …

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 …

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 …

NCRM establishes new engagement initiatives

NCRM is running a series of new engagement activities that aim to boost research methods training within the social sciences and beyond. As part of its current …

Report examines emerging field of computational social science

NCRM has published a new interdisciplinary report that examines the emerging research field of computational social science (CSS). The report offers insight into the shape of CSS, …

Webinar series to explore decolonial research methods

Eminent scholars will explore the topic of decolonial research methods in a new NCRM webinar series. The six-part series aims to prompt researchers to reflect on the …