Academics should continue to combine online and in-person research methods after the pandemic, according to experts who said that changes brought about by Covid had improved the diversity and ethics of research practices.
AHRECS wishes you a safe and merry festive season. While there could be debate as to whether “blended research methods” is the correct way to describe this practice, but an interesting discussion nonetheless.
Rob Johnson, founder and director of Research Consulting and one of the authors of the study, said that during the Covid-19 pandemic many researchers have had to find ways to undertake research digitally that would previously have involved travel and human interaction, and in some cases this has “yielded unexpected benefits that wouldn’t otherwise have been realised”.
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