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Sociological Research Methods Cluster

The Department of Sociology has special strengths in social research methods — qualitative, quantitative and mixed. The SRMC coordinates activities related to research methods training and development, including the following:

  • The MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research)
  • The annual UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods
  • Other intra- and extra-mural research training
  • Publication and software development relating to research methods

The members of the cluster are

  • Brendan Halpin (quantitative methods)
  • Carmel Hannan (quantitative and mixed methods)
  • Mary O'Donoghue (qualitative methods)
  • Amanda Haynes (qualitative methods)
  • Breda Gray (Winter School direction)

Forthcoming events

  • Workshop on large-scale demographic data analysis using R: November 27
  • 10th Winter School in Social Science Research Methiods: January 8 to 19, 2018