The advent of the ESRC funded National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) offers educational research communities the opportunity to engage in capacities building activities alongside colleagues from different disciplines.
The Centre forms part of ESRC's strategy to improve the standards of research methods across the UK social science community. On the site you can search for training events and forthcoming methods workshops, conferences and seminars . Other training opportunities such as placements and apprenticeships are outlined in the pages for individual nodes. You can also access NCRM publications and presentations . They also provide grants to facilitate networks of methodological innovation . You can subscribe to receive information on developments and events in research methods, including a quarterly research methods e-newsletter ; a monthly e-bulletin of forthcoming events, courses, training opportunities and so on, offered by ESRC , NCRM, the Research Methods Programme , the Researcher Development Initiative , and related groups.
Details of programmes of short course provision are circulated by means of a TLRP Alert service.