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Guidance for researchers

The purpose of research is to produce new knowledge and/or to widen the depth of the existing knowledge base by the application of appropriate research methods and techniques

Robust methodologies are crucial to producing meaningful research. We provide information and guidance for members undertaking research, literature review, regarding research methodologies, tracing resources, referencing, access data sets, research projects and how to obtain funding.

Supporting research communities

The IFoA is committed to supporting the global network of researchers. This includes:

  • commissioned research programmes
  • providing grants to support research in areas identified by university departments
  • providing industry exposure for MSc students, such as running events to showcase dissertation topics.

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Contact Details

If you have any enquiries about research methodologies and guidance please contact the Research and Knowledge Team.

research@actuaries.org.uk