There are a large number of research methods out there, many of which have emerged in a relatively short time, yet it's often the case that researchers stick to methods that they are familiar with, or avoid pairing their methods in new ways. Our video series ‘When Methods Meet’ brings together pairs of academics for short, focussed discussions of the potential for two methods to be used in combination. In some cases academics used our invitation for such a dialogue to highlight their use of more unusual methods and the benefits and challenges they encountered in doing so.

Each film has a downloadable transcript of the conversation, complete with references, recommended readings and seminar questions for those who may be leading teaching/learning activities or for self-directed study. 

We would like to acknowledge and thank our funders, ESRC and Scottish Funding Council, for making the 'When Methods Meet' project possible.