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Methods News aims to cover methodological developments in the social sciences and beyond, across all disciplines and sectors. Our articles include news stories from NCRM and its partners, plus updates and features from external organisations and individuals.

New podcast series explores qualitative longitudinal and mixed methods research

NCRM and the YouthLife project have launched a new podcast series on qualitative longitudinal and mixed methods research. The six-part series features inspiring conversations with leading international …

Webinar to explore use of FOI requests in research

A free webinar will explore the use of freedom of information (FOI) requests in social research. The NCRM event – FOI requests as a research tool: …

Postgraduate researchers invited to provide feedback on training needs

NCRM has launched a campaign to gather feedback from postgraduate researchers on their training needs. Postgraduate researchers are being invited to submit their views on methods training …

Free seminar to explore memory and methods

Speakers at a free seminar will discuss the interaction between memory and method in qualitative social research. The online event, on Wednesday, 26 October, is being …

Podcast series explores qualitative methods

A new podcast series explores qualitative research methods through conversations with experts in a variety of fields. The five-episode collection is the second series of the Methods …

Two places available on free mixed methods workshop

Postgraduate and early-career researchers are invited to attend a free workshop on mixed methods research. The event takes place in Southampton on 26-27 September 2022 and includes …

Apply for funding to refine methods developed during COVID-19 pandemic

Social science researchers are being invited to apply for funding to refine recently developed methodological approaches. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has a pot of …

Introducing a critical conversation on research ethics using collaborative and participatory methods

Join NCRM's newly established Collaborative and Participatory Methodological Special Interest Group (MSIG) for the first event in its Critical Conversations series. Creating a space for critical …