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Web Survey Methodology Projects

Title Exploring Online Research Methods

This training programme was developed under two ESRC-funded projects:


  • Exploring Online Research Methods in a Virtual Training Environment was an ESRC funded project which ran from May 2004 to July 2006 under the Research Methods Training Programme (Award ref: RES-333-25-0001). The project aimed to enhance understanding of online research methods through the production and evaluation of a self-supporting online training package targeted at the social science community.
  • TRI-ORM was a project which ran from May 2007 to July 2009 under the ESRC Researcher Development Initiative (Award ref: RES-035-25-0002). The aim of the project was to stimulate the careful and critical uptake, and further sophisticated use, of Online Research Methods (ORM) and to work towards mainstreaming these innovative methods by building a national and virtual network of research training in ORM.