Knowledge E | 13th-14th September 2017: Research Design & Methods for Social Sciences & Humanities (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

13th-14th September 2017: Research Design & Methods for Social Sciences & Humanities (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: September 13, 2017

End Date: September 14, 2017

Venue: Cairo, Egypt


ABOUT

This workshop will be tailored for established Social Sciences and Humanities academia and will aim to increase the learner’s understanding and application of the skills required for successful research design and research methods.  The workshop will focus on best practices for research design with the aim of publication in peer- reviewed journals and help participants to understand the relevant research methods for this type of research.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This course is ideal for:

  • Social science and humanities academic researchers, currently writing a research paper
  • Established researchers who wish to better understand research design
  • PhD students who aim to begin publishing scholarly papers in the immediate future in the social sciences and humanities

COURSE LEADER

Dr. Laura Sudulich
Senior Lecturer in Politics
University of Kent, UK

Dr Sudulich is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations of the University of Kent. She is also affiliated to the Centre d’étude de la vie politique (Cevipol) Université Libre de Bruxelles. During the academic year of 2012-2013 she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute and she holds a PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin.

 

From October 2009 to September 2012 she worked at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as a lecturer and post-doctoral fellow, where she contributed to the Support and Opposition to Migration (SOM) project, funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Program. She has taught many courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

 

Her research interests include public opinion, electoral campaign, political communication and the intersection between new technologies and political behaviour. Her work has been published in the British Journal of Political Science and Public Opinion Quarterly and Party Politics among others. Laura is an editor for the European Consortium m for Political Research Press and an associate editor of the Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties.  She is an expert in survey design and quantitative methodologies.