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Industrial dispute/strike action planned 24th, 25th and 30th November 2022

Industrial/strike action by staff of the trade union UCU is planned to be held on 24th, 25th and 30th November. If no resolution is reached to the dispute then strike action will go ahead and some SSRMP modules are likely to be affected.

Although we will ask teaching staff if they will be going on strike they are not obliged to reply or let us know if they will take action. Therefore we cannot say for sure if a particular lesson will go ahead as planned, or not. We are very sorry that SSRMP therefore cannot necessarily provide advance warning of a cancellation. However, in cases where we do know a lesson will be cancelled because of strike action then we will communicate this to affected students.

We do apologise for the uncertainty and any disruption to your studies. Although all of our staff, our colleagues in other departments, as well as the University administration, remain eager for the strike to end, the issues involved are complex and the sources of disagreement are both substantial and longstanding.

More information on the industrial action can be found on the UCU website:

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What is the SSRMP?

An interdisciplinary programme providing research methods training to University of Cambridge staff and postgraduate students at MPhil and PhD level. Our courses cover qualitative, and quantitative research methods, from basic training to advanced statistical analysis.​

  • Basic Statistics Stream
  • Statistics
  • Elements of Social Science Research
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Statistical Software Packages

A selection of our courses are also available to external participants.

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Staff changes

Dr Ashton Brown joined SSRMP in October as our new SSRMP Teaching Associate. Ashton has been working as a research associate in the Faculty of Education. Her expertise in quantitative data collection and analysis will be particularly useful in her new role. The SSRMP team offers Ashton a very warm welcome and looks forward to working with her.