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Your help needed to shape research skills training

Researchers are being given the chance to help shape the way that research skills training is delivered in the future.The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), …

NCRM funding extended until end of 2025

NCRM has received new funding that will enable it to continue its high-quality research methods training and capacity-building activities until the end of 2025.The Economic …

Webinar to discuss use of participatory methods in health research

A panel of experts at a free webinar will discuss their experiences of using participatory methods in health research.The event – on Thursday, 25 April …

Series of briefings outlines societal changes impacting methods

NCRM has published a new series of briefings that outline social and technical changes which may impact social research methods in the future.The series is …

Work with NCRM to bring your methods to a wider audience

Researchers who are interested in introducing their methods to wider audiences are being given the chance to work with NCRM on developing courses and resources.A new …

NCRM annual lecture to explore AI in social research

Registration is now open for the NCRM Annual Lecture 2024, which will explore issues related to the use of AI in social research.The event takes …

Contribute to MethodsCon: Futures

The call for contributions is now open for MethodsCon: Futures, an in-person NCRM event that will take place over two days in Manchester.The cross-sector event, …

Research with children and young people

The final webinar in the 2023 Critical Conversations series was focused on research with children and young people. The conversations started with lightning talks from …