We are a unique organisation created to promote innovation in research methods that can be applied to the social sciences to ultimately help solve the big challenges facing today’s society.

We will do this by:

  • Delivering teaching and training in cutting edge qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Providing opportunities to manage and analyse data sets, including Big Data
  • Leading the methodological innovation at The University of Sheffield through events such as seminar series, workshops, study schools and conferences
  • Building working relationships with businesses to promote best practice research methods and deliver work experience opportunities
  • Working with international partners with our teaching and research