Skip to main content

Latest News

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.
Students walking down stairs in library, bookshelves in the background

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.
Artificial intelligence illustration with robot and data

Durham Research Methods Café is Back!

Open the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month starting on Thursday 3rd November 2022, 10.00-11.30am
Birds eye view of 6 coffee cups filled with different types of coffee and a hand on 2 of the handles.

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.
Centre of Innovation and Technology Management

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).
Psychology Headspace

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.
Yorkshire Sunset on rocks and fields in the distance

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)
Two people looking at a computer

DRMC Bulletin Epiphany Term 2022

We would like to share our most recent Bulletin. In this issue we have outlined the new focus for DRMC, highlighted a new Research Café event, Reprohack and provided updates on the Biostatistics Unit and our MA in Research Methods.
Blackboard with equations and formulas written on in chalk

DRMC Bulletin Michaelmas Term 2021

In this issue look out for the following topics - The Introduction of our new Centre Director, Professor Brian Castellani and new core DRMC members of staff; an overview of the inaugural Christine Merrell Annual Methods Lecture 2021; teaching research methods conversations; updates from MARM and about Developing New Research.
River in the forefront with rowers and Cathedral in the background

DRMC Bulletin Easter Term 2021

In this issue we make an announcement about our Inaugural Annual Methods Lecture; there is a farewell note from our centre director, Professor Adetayo Kasim; an introduction to Professor Steve Higgins' EEF online teaching and learning toolkit; an introduction to the Durham Biostatistics Unit; and updates from MARM and the Research Café conversations.
A street in Durham, with old buildings and people walking down the street

DRMC Bulletin Epiphany Term 2021

In this issue we pay tribute to Professor Christine Merrell; highlight research including the Templeton capacity building grant and Durham CREATE; give updates from MARM and the new Master in Data Science (MDS); and information on courses & workshops including Decolonisation with Stellenbosch, The R Course and the collaboration with the NCRM.
Durham Cathedral

DRMC Bulletin Michaelmas Term 2020

In this inaugural issue we would like to introduce you to the DRMC Team; highlight a showcase of our PhD student Catherine Marley; highlight a showcase of our intern Mengchu Li; give you more information about he MA in Social Research Methods (MARM), our courses & workshops; and information about our research & grant news.
Durham Cathedral