Disseminating Research with Naturally Occurring Data

  • Nikki Kiyimba
  • Jessica Nina Lester
  • Michelle O’Reilly


In this chapter, we synthesise some of the key debates from the book and give advice on how to disseminate research that uses naturally occurring data. We consider the most common forms of dissemination, such as journal articles, education, and conferences. We also outline some practical ways of maximising the reach of your work. We conclude the chapter by discussing key principles for collecting naturally occurring data and engaging in research that uses it as a central form of evidence.


Dissemination Journal articles Conferences Educational study 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikki Kiyimba
    • 1
  • Jessica Nina Lester
    • 2
  • Michelle O’Reilly
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Social and Political ScienceUniversity of ChesterChesterUK
  2. 2.School of EducationIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA
  3. 3.The Greenwood Institute of Child HealthUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK

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