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 annual UL Summer 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)
  • Amy Healy (quantitative and mixed methods)
  • Emily Murphy (quantitative methods)

Forthcoming events

  • UL Summer School in Social Science Research Methods, 10-14 June 2024 (more)