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The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) What is? series from the Research Methods Festival 2012

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The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) What is? series from the Research Methods Festival 2012

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    What is analytic induction? by Professor Martyn Hammersley

    What is analytic induction? by Professor Martyn Hammersley

    Martyn Hammersley gives an introduction to analytic induction as a social scientific method. Analytic induction claims to specify what is required if we are to archieve reliably sound conclusions about the causes of some type of outcome, and it is aimed at identifying the necessary and jointly sufficient conditions that must be met for the type of outcome concerned to occur.

    • 25 min
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    What are cohort studies? by Professor Jane Elliott

    What are cohort studies? by Professor Jane Elliott

    Jane Elliott gives an introduction to cohort studies. She talks about the content and design of the British Birth Cohort studies at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, the distinction between a cohort study and a panel study, and examples of research using cohort data.

    • 37 min
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    What are community studies? by Professor Graham Crow

    What are community studies? by Professor Graham Crow

    Graham Crow gives an introduction to community studies. He talks about the tradition of community studies, definitions, methodological issues and examples of such studies.

    • 28 min
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    What is discourse analysis? by Dr Stephanie Taylor

    What is discourse analysis? by Dr Stephanie Taylor

    Stephanie Taylor gives an introduction to discourse analysis. She talks about the definitions of discourse analysis, what kind of data is used and for what purpose.

    • 24 min
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    What are electronic data collection methods? by Ms Bansi Malde

    What are electronic data collection methods? by Ms Bansi Malde

    Bansi Malde gives an introduction to electronic data collection methods. She talks specifically about collecting data electronically in developing countries, which is driven by growing demand for evaluation of interventions and policies, lack of suitable existing data and the desire to collect high quality data at low cost.

    • 30 min
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    What is event history analysis? by Professor Fiona Steele

    What is event history analysis? by Professor Fiona Steele

    Fiona Steele gives an introduction of event history analysis (EHA). She talks about the applications of EHA, data and methods of analysis. EHA is also known as survival analysis, duration analysis and hazard modelling.

    • 38 min

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