ECRM 2020-Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Research Methods PRINT VERSION
Edited by Dr. Manuel Au-Yong-Oliveira and Professor Carlos Costa Book version ISBN: 978-1-912764-59-4
These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 19th European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM 2020), hosted by University of Aveiro, Portugal on 18-19 June 2020. The Conference Co-chairs are Dr. Manuel Au-Yong-Oliveira and Professor Carlos Costa, both from University of Aveiro, Portugal.
ECRM is now a well-established event on the academic research calendar and now in its 19th year the key aim remains the opportunity for participants to share ideas and meet. The conference was due to be held at University of Aveiro, Portugal, but due to the global Covid-19 pandemic it was moved online to be held as a virtual event. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting conference. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.
The opening keynote presentation is given by Dr Paul Griffiths, from the Ecole de Management de Normandie, Oxford on the topic of Re-thinking Research Methods in Social Sciences: Moving away from Determinism. The second day of the conference will open with an address by João José Pinto Ferreira, University of Porto, on the subject How to help students effectively use keywords (thesis, dissertation or research article).
With an initial submission of 140 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 37 Academic research papers and 5 PhD research papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from Australia, Bahrain, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, , Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, UK and USA