New SRMO Designs In

We’ve had some updated designs in from iFactory this week. I’m really happy with how these are looking! The challenge has been to include all the functionality that we heard would be valuable when looking for literature on research methods, but at the same time still keeping the pages as clean and intuitive as possible. […]

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Statistics Resources for Social and Behavioural Sciences: SPSS, R, Maths, and Writing

I have a blog on psychology and statistics that I thought might interest readers on this site. The following provides an overview of research methods related content on the blog with links to individual articles. GENERAL STATISTICS Getting Started: General advice on statistics for a thesis Preliminaries: Normality and transformations Scales: Scale construction; Scale construction […]

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Let me introduce myself: I”m military sociologist

Dear All, mso-ansi-language:EN-US””>sincemso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”;color:#333333;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:PL”> I am new in the Methodspace, I would like to briefly present myself before. I am Olga Nowaczyk. I am a sociologist, and I am Polish. I work mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”;color:#333333;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:PL”>as a“Times New Roman”;color:#333333;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language: PL”> mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”;color:#333333;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:PL”>Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology (University of Wroclaw). […]

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Narrative Inquiry into the Lived Experience of Workplace Hope

More than an ethemeral emotion or a flacid wish, hope may be conceptualized as a purposefully chosen narrative lens through which past events are positively and appreciatively interpretted in current context realities. In this way, workplace experience stories help organization members embrace and engage with the future as it can be, not just as the […]

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Zina O”Leary on research methods

Zina O’Leary has created some fantastic videos to accompany her new book ‘The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project’. Here’s the first one, and you can find more on the book’s companion website here: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/resources/oleary/default.htm You can also find out more about the book and preview some of the content via Google books on […]

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User testing at Cranfield

I visited the University of Cranfield‘s Management School last week to carry out some user testing with our latest round of wire frames and first set of product design pages. I met with six different people working in a range of different areas, from PhD students to doctorate fellows to lecturers and received some great […]

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Experiments with Methods to Reduce Attrition in Longitudinal Surveys

Researchers at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) have just published a Working Paper called Experiments with Methods to Reduce Attrition in Longitudinal Surveys. (http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/publications/working-papers/iser/2010-04.pdf) Laura Fumagalli, Heather Laurie and Peter Lynn carried out experimental tests of alternative methods to encourage response in surveys that interview the same persons or households repeatedly over […]

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Telephone interviews in Pakistan @ International Field & Tab

Following the latest trends and use of technology in gathering the reliable information, International Field & Tab offers its new service i.e. TELiFT to academia and researchers. The use of the telephone as a technique for contacting respondents and collecting their feedback has achieved its widest acceptance worldwide. In the country like Pakistan, there seems […]

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