FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series Continues

02 December 2013 Comments Off on FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series Continues

On November 28, Dr. Can Mutlu (IR) gave a talk on qualitative research techniques in the social sciences as part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop series. Dr. Mutlu’s presentation covered a variety of issues related to the challenges and opportunities provided by qualitative research methods.

During his talk, Dr. Mutlu touched upon the main features of conducting qualitative research in the process of writing a PhD dissertation. He gave examples of various qualitative research methods that can be utilized in different research projects and reviewed the components that should be included in the methodology chapter of a dissertation. The session continued with a fruitful question and answer period in which doctoral students and faculty members discussed the difficulties that they have dealt with in their own research.

The next workshop will be given by Dr. Nil Şatana (IR) on December 19. The topic of Dr. Şatana’s presentation will be “Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences.” For the schedule of the workshop series, please see http://feass.bilkent.edu.tr.