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Data & analysis

We've collated all our guidance on research data and analysis.

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Research data & analysis 'how to' guides

Choose the right statistical technique

The techniques you'll use for your analysis before you collect any data.

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Collect data

Claire Creaser talks about the principles of good research practice.

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Use secondary data & archival material

How to use data that has already been collected for other purposes

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Use discourse analysis

Margaret Adolphus talks about discourse analysis.

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Analyse qualitative data

Two ways in which the approach to data differs in qualitative research from that generated by quantitative investigation.

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