Cross-cultural research


Dr Niall Crumlish talks about his experience of cross-cultural research in Malawi, providing valuable advice to anyone considering how to go about planning and conducting such research. He discusses the implications and practicalities of working in an area where psychiatric health is under-studied, some of the limitations, as well as the many rewards.


Date published: 12 December 2007

Audio running time: 25 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this podcast, we hope you will:


  • have gained a better understanding of how to plan and conduct cross-cultural research


  • be more sensitive to the cultural implications involved


  • be able to identify some of the practical limitations and pitfalls, and


  • be able to identify some of the rewards of conducting cross-cultural research.


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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2007. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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