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About Us

Hosted by the Social Science and Health Faculty, our Research Methods Centre provides an interdisciplinary environment for the development of research methods and for methods training. Activities are co-ordinated by a team of Core Staff, and delivered by over 40 DRMC Fellows. 

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Innovative research Developed with external partners and colleagues from across the University
Wide expertise of scholars and non-academic partners
Inter-disciplinary environment for the development of research methods and for methods training
Engaged community of students and staff

Study with us

  • Postgraduate study

    We run interdisciplinary MA and PGcert programmes in social research methods and we are launching new cross-faculty Masters in Data Science (social analytics) and Masters in Data Science (Health).

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  • Training

    We run non-credit-bearing training courses for postgraduate students, staff and external partners.

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Postgraduate study

We run interdisciplinary MA and PGcert programmes in social research methods and we are launching new cross-faculty Masters in Data Science (social analytics) and Masters in Data Science (Health).

Two students sitting at a laptop

Training

We run non-credit-bearing training courses for postgraduate students, staff and external partners.

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Blogs and social media

Hear from members of our Research Methods Centre

Highlights

On Complex Open Systems

Sorina Avadanei is a MSc candidate in Sustainability, Energy and Development in the Anthropology Department, working on a dissertation on the post-industrial phenomenon in Eastern Europe.
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Sharing Best Data and Project Management Practices for Organising Data and Avoiding Digital Clutter

Michelle de Gruchy is a postdoctoral research assistant on the Climate, Landscape, Settlement and Society (CLaSS) Project in the Archaeology Department.
Analysing data on a computer

Get in Touch

Enquiries about Research Methods Centre should be sent via the email below.

Durham Research Methods Centre

Faculty of Social Sciences & Health
Arthur Holmes Building
Durham University
Durham
DH1 3LE
UK