Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University; United Nations University, Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) Developing competence and specific skills to effectively perform evidence-based academic or policy-oriented research is essential for knowledge creation and decision-making, whether in business, government or civil society. The Evidence-Based Policy Research Methods (EPRM) course, offered by United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and social Research institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and its School of Governance aims to equip participants with the fundamental tools for designing and analysing evidence-based research. More specifically, the EPRM course will train participants in:
1. Designing a research proposal for evidence-based research in the workplace or in a research environment
2. Analysing qualitative or quantitative data
3. Attaining current knowledge in a specialisation area
4. Academic writing and dissemination of the proposed research
In order to ensure the development of a quality research proposal, participants will receive continuous personal feedback on their proposal by researchers and professors at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University. In order to build an evidence-based proposal, participants of EPRM will also have full access to a large selection of books, journals and databases available through the Maastricht University Library.
Custom Designed Course
EPRM has been designed with working professionals in mind. By offering a blended course, with online and face-to-face (FTF) modules, the course allows participants to update their research skills with minimal obstruction to existing commitments.
EPRM also offers a specialised module that is selected by participants based on their research interest. This flexible module is built into the course to allow for a specialisation in your area of interest and assist in the dev
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University, Netherlands
United Nations University, Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), Netherlands