Musings on the research onion

Many of you will recognise the term ‘research onion’. Disappointingly, this is not a sentient onion that has mastered the skills of research, but is a shorthand reference to a well-known and well-used model showing the various methodological decisions one must make when designing a research project, devised and published by Mark Saunders, Adrian Thornhill …

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Musings on statistical analysis – simple isn’t always right

Those who know me well (and, actually, those who don’t even know me all that well), will know that I am a life-long fan of the UK science fiction TV series Doctor Who. My first memory is of Doctor Who, I ran a Doctor Who library at primary school and a Doctor Who club at …

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