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The Research Methods Programme pages are no longer maintained.

Visit the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM)

for information about the

2012 Research Methods Festival

which is being held in Oxford from 5-8 July 2010

 

ESRC Research Methods Festival

St Catherine's College, Oxford

17 - 20 July 2006

 

The Festival aimed to engage social scientists across a wide range of disciplines and sectors and at different points in their research careers. Almost 1,000 social scientists attended over the four days of the Methods Festival.

This website retains the programme and associated resources. The Festival ran from 3.30pm on Monday 17 July to 5.30pm on Thursday 20 July. Most sessions were organised as half-days.

PowerPoint overheads or papers are available on the Programme website for most presentations. There are also links to further resources and short courses and to photographs from the Festival.

 

Programme themes

Themes running through the festival include:

Resources for research

What is?

Substantive themes

Ethnography

Ethical issues

Mixed methods

Qualitative methods

Research for policy

Survey methods

Developments in statistics

Support for PhD students and researchers

e-Social Science

 

Who is the festival for?

Geographers

Local authority researchers

Policy researchers

Economists

Anthropologists/ethnographers

Psychologists

Sociologists

Statisticians/survey researchers

Business sector

Methods teachers

PhD students

 

The Festival Programme and associated information is available as a .pdf for download here.