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DRMC Bulletin Easter Term 2023

We would like to share our most recent bulletin. In this Issue we will introduce our newest DRMC Co-Director, Jonathan Wistow; look back at the last couple of terms and some of the fantastic visiting scholars we have hosted and look ahead to those we hope to see in 2023-24. We will give updates on the Picturing Research Competition, the Christine Merrell Annual Methods Lecture 2022-23 and much more!
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Picturing Research: a DRMC Competition VOTE NOW OPEN

The Durham Research Methods Centre (DRMC) has launched its first Picturing Research competition this year. We are proud to announce that we have received a good number of applications for our first edition.
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The Christine Merrell Annual Methods Lecture 2022-23

DRMC's annual methods lecture, in honour and memory of Professor Christine Merrell will take place on Thursday 4th May 2023 at 3pm. The lecture is titled 'Complexity Perspectives on Causality & Evidence' by Dr Lasse Gerrits.
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Picturing Research: a DRMC Competition

The Durham Research Methods Centre (DRMC) invites research staff and postgraduate (PGT and PGR) researchers to submit a pictorial representation of their research to the Picturing Research competition.
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Upcoming DRMC Seminars/Workshops

Durham Research Methods Centre are pleased to be welcoming some great speakers and supporting the following seminars/workshop over the next few months. Further information below.
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DRMC Bulletin Michaelmas Term 2022

We would like to share our most recent Bulletin. In this issue, we have introduced our new Co-Director for the MARM, Dr Cristina Costa, as well as launching our new Workshop Funding Competition, issuing a call for DRMC Student Fellow applications, and offering reflections from our summer internship student.
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A systematic review of sex differences in rough and tumble play across non‑human mammals

In jointly funded work by the Research Methods Centre and the Institute for Data Science, Catherine Marley, the DRMC funded PhD student, and supervisors have produced this paper.
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Durham Research Methods Café is Back!

Open the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month starting on Thursday 3rd November 2022, 10.00-11.30am
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Seminar - AM-Smart Methods

DRMC have organised the seminar 'AM-Smart Methods: Setting the Vision and Exploring a new Agenda, Opportunities, and Challenges' with Dr. Corey Schimpf and Dr Brian Castellani.
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Reproducibility Seminar

The DRMC have organised a seminar called “On the reproducibility issue: Will psychological science ever exorcise Laplace’s Demon?” with: Professor Christophe Gernigon, Psychology of Sport & Exercise, Professeur des Universités, Laboratoire EuroMov Digital Health in Motion, Equipe Perception in Action & Synchronization (PIAS).
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Using Genomic Prediction to Detect Microevolutionary Change of a Quantitative Trait

Detecting microevolutionary responses to natural selection by observing temporal changes in individual breeding values is challenging. Our Statistician, Bilal Ashraf has recently been involved in producing this interesting paper.
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ReproHack @ Durham University

In collaboration with the University’s Advanced Research Computing, Durham RIOTs, and the Research Data Management Teams, we’re running a half-day ReproHack event on Thursday 19th May 2022, 9.30am-2.30pm. The event will be registered with the international ReproHack Hub. (This event is only open for Durham University staff and research students ONLY)
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