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Join hackathon on community reporting and lived-experience storytelling

A hackathon will examine how community reporting and other methods of lived-experience storytelling can be made more inclusive and equitable.The free event takes place in …

New book provides expert guidance on big qual

A new book provides researchers with expert guidance on the analysis of large qualitative datasets, a practice otherwise known as big qual.The publication, Big Qual: …

Leaders of NCRM partners praise centre’s impact

The leaders of NCRM’s three core partners have praised the centre’s impact as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.NCRM was founded at the University of …

NCRM celebrates 20th anniversary

The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2024 with a series of special initiatives.NCRM was founded at the University …

NCRM to celebrate 20th anniversary

NCRM will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2024 with a series of special activities and initiatives. Further details will be announced in early 2024.The centre, which …

NCRM seeks trainer to deliver programme in evaluation methods

NCRM is looking to commission an experienced trainer to deliver a training programme in advanced methods of evaluation.The target audience for the programme will be professionals …

Join day of creative writing workshops and presentations

Registration is open for a free NCRM event that will explore the question "what is creative about creative writing?".The full-day event, Creative Writing for Social …

Researcher wins NCRM award for video on "being with" methodology

A PhD researcher at the University of Southampton has won an NCRM competition for her submission on "being with" methodology.Joanna Grace was named the winner …