1.2: Operational social science research in the humanitarian programme cycle

This session defines operational social science and how it can be used in settings where research is time-sensitive. It also explains where it fits within the humanitarian programme cycle.

Note: You should have done module 1.1 before beginning this.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand where the generation of quality operational social science research fits in the humanitarian programming cycle.
  • Become familiar with the definition of operational social science and why it is important when evidence is needed urgently.

Module structure

Session type

75 minutes
Online and offline