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6th ESRC Research Methods Festival, 8-10 July 2014

National Centre for Research Methods held the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival, at the St Catherine's College in Oxford.

The Festival offered a varied programme with over 50 sessions and 200 presenters (download the pdf programme overview). Some of the presentation slides are now available and can be downloaded from the relevant sessions within the online programme

In addition to the presentations and keynote talks, the Festival programme included a, invigorating social programme, a PhD poster exhibition and various exhibitors .


Festival themes

  • Cross-national methods and international knowledge exchange
  • Secondary data analysis initiatives
  • Methodological innovations
  • Social media and creative methods
  • Careers and skills development


Keynote speakers


Filmed sessions

Many of the talks, including introductory level 'What is?' sessions at the Festival were filmed, and they are now available for viewing online.

We have filmed the sessions in the past as well, and you can view the videos from 2012 Festival as well.

Photographs from the Festival on FaceBook.