One of the main goals of Impact is to provide a platform for sharing knowledges and experiences with the purpose of improving the quality of research in the field of social sciences in Macedonia. To that end, Impact provides trainings that will contribute to the advancement of knowledge and skills in regards to research design and research methods.

  • Research design – Identifying research questions and related hypotheses is a key part in defining every research project. Impact offers support for researchers and students who face challenges related to research design development, development of concepts, selection of suitable methods, as well as identification of sources of empirical data;
  • Research methods – Every search for scientific answers is accompanied by a choice of a specific way of collecting, systematizing and analyzing data. In the spirit of methodological pluralism, Impact develops trainings for various research methods, including: statistical methods, qualitative comparative analysis, in-depth interviews, focus groups, ethnography, thematic analysis, discourse analysis and others.