Centre for Research Methods

Centre for Research Methods is a research supporting unit located at the Department of Social Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki in Finland.

The general goal of the centre is to increase the collaboration between researchers and methodology experts so that the appropriate methodological know-how will be guaranteed throughout the whole research process.

The centre has a steering group with members representing different research fields of the faculty. Operational responsibility of the centre is at the Department of Social Research.

The centre offers support for methodological and data analysis related issues for the faculty staff, participates in the methodological teaching and provides a methodology portal for carefully selected material. Also the promotion of open data and open science as well as development of infrastructures for data belongs to the tasks of the centre.

If you are planning a new research project or need methodological support for the ongoing project at the faculty, do not hesitate to contact.