AnthropologyAnthropological researchers often use ethnographic and observational method as well as visual methods. Learn...
Business and Management
Business and ManagementBusiness and Management researchers are interested in business-related phenomena, in contexts from commercial businesse...
Communication and Media Studies
Communication and Media StudiesResearch in Communication and Media Studies often looks at the ways in which the media reflects, represents and influen...
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Counseling and PsychotherapyCounseling and Psychotherapy research often looks to evaluate the effectiveness of different therapy treatments as...
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Criminology and Criminal JusticeResearch into crime and criminal justice is often a matter of carefully negotiating access to prisons, courtrooms and p...
EconomicsResearch in Economics is often characterized by large-scale statistical modeling. The application of statistical method...
EducationEducational researchers employ many of the same tools as researchers across the social sciences, using qualitative, qua...
GeographyGeographic research encompasses a very broad range of topics including people, places and environments. One of the uniq...
HealthHealth research can take many forms, including epidemiological research, clinical research, mental health research...
HistoryHistorical researchers often use documentary, biographical, oral history, and archival methods, in addition to ma...
MarketingMarketing research involves the collection, analysis and use of information about customers and consumers. Researchers ...
NursingNursing students and researchers are expected to engage in evidence-based practice and need to keep up to date with dev...
Political Science and International Relations
Political Science and International RelationsPolitical Science and International Relations research looks into systems of government and analyses political activity...
PsychologyPsychology research explores the experiences and behaviors of groups and individuals, and uses both quantitative and qu...
Social Policy and Public Policy
Social Policy and Public PolicyWhen conducting research to inform policy, researchers need to think about the impact they want their research to have ...
Social WorkSocial Work students and practitioners are encouraged to engage in evidence-based practice. Common methods used in Soci...
SociologySociologists use a variety of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods to study social behavior. Surveys are often u...
- Case study research
- Categorical variables
- Census data
- Central limit theorem
- Chi-square test
- Cluster analysis
- Cochran's Q test
- Cohort analysis
- Collaborative research
- Comparative research
- Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis
- Confidence intervals
- Confirmatory factor analysis
- Constant comparison
- Content analysis
- Contingency tables
- Continuous variables
- Conversation analysis
- Convolutional neural networks
- Cook's distance
- Cramer's V
- Critical discourse analysis
- Critical realism
- Critical resistance analysis
- Cronbach's alpha
- Paired t-test
- Partial correlation
- Participant observation
- Path analysis
- Pearson's correlation coefficient
- Personal narratives
- Phenomenological analysis
- Phi coefficient
- Pie charts
- Pilot studies
- Poisson regression
- Population variance
- Principal components analysis
- Process theory
- Secondary data analysis
- Semi-structured interviews
- Sentiment analysis
- Situational analysis
- Snowball sampling
- Social constructionism
- Social interaction
- Social media research
- Social network analysis
- Social network research
- Social structures
- Spearman's rank order correlation
- Standard deviations
- Standard error
- Statistical inference
- Statistical modelling
- Statistical packages
- Statistical tests
- Structural analysis
- Structural equation modelling
- Structured interviews
- Summated scales
- Supervised learning
- Survey research
- Survey weighting
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