What do researchers encounter when they conduct Research for Social Good? Listen to researchers’ stories to learn about the issues they’ve studied, the approaches they’ve used, and the creative ways they have overcome obstacles.
Podcasts from Research in Action
Research in Action, part of the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit, offers a series of podcasts. Here is a selection of recordings related to research and social good:
- RIA # 128: Dr. Jesse Nelson on Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education
- RIA # 114: Dr. Linda Henderson on Participatory Action Research
- RIA # 103: Dr. Kenny Maes on Community Health Workers
- RIA # 80: Dr. Daniel Ginsberg on Researching as an Alternative Academic
- RIA # 73: Dr. Katie Linder on Networking with Other Researchers
- RIA # 71: Dr. Marleah Dean Kruzel on Combining the Personal and the Professional in Research
- RIA # 48: Dr. Laurie Juranek on Research in the Arctic
- RIA # 20: Dr. Ana Spalding on Interdisciplinary Research
Podcasts from the UK National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM)
The NCRM supports research as well as professional development for researchers, and publishes podcasts on its resource-sharing site. These interviews offer insights about methods used to study challenging social issues:
- Dr. Donna Mertens: Changing the world with mixed methods
- Dr. Giacomo Zanello: Food for thought: using fitness bracelet technology to tackle poor nutrition in lowincome countries
- Dr Daniel McCulloch: Understanding poverty using visual participatory methods: can it work?
- Dr. Joanna Wheeler: Transforming lives with storytelling
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