Methods For Change: Showcasing Innovative Social Science Methodologies


30th September 2021

The Methods for Change project seeks to highlight the value of social science methodologies to the wider world. It aims to amplify methodologies developed by social scientists researching pressing societal issues, and to make a case for their wider application beyond academia.


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Funded Project:
Methods for Change

The final report for the first phase of the Methods four Change project report describes the project, its aims, and the findings generated by the project team and their conclusions.

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