Workshops: A Taste of Methodology | The Methodology Center

Workshops: A Taste of Methodology

February 22, 2012

PSU Faculty: Do you...

  • want to identify new methodological approaches to help you in your work?
  • have a busy schedule?


Try A Taste of Methodology!

Announcing a new series of semiannual BRIEF workshops for faculty, with lunch included! The objective is to provide busy faculty with an efficient way to assess a methodological approach’s potential for their research. The first in the series will be:


A Taste of Methodology: The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) for building and evaluating behavioral interventions

PRESENTER: Dr. Linda Collins, Director of The Methodology Center

WHEN: Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:30 am—1:30 pm

WHERE: Methodology Center, 204 E. Calder Way


The three-hour workshop will include:

  • An overview of the MOST framework
  • Potential advantages of MOST
  • Review of several applications of MOST
  • Open discussion of how MOST might be applied in the research of workshop attendees
  • Suggestions for faculty considering applying for funding to implement MOST
  • Resources to enable you or your trainees to learn more


All this, and lunch! The workshop is FREE and open to all Ph.D.-level scientists at Penn State. Registration is required and places are limited. To register, email Tammy Knepp (


A Taste of Methodology is co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Institute and the Methodology Center, and is part of SSRI's Innovative Methods Initiative.

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