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What is Research Right?


Research Right is an online teaching and learning resource designed to support university psychology students and their instructors.

In one environment it gives students the tools they need to build knowledge, practical skills and confidence in research methods and statistics.

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If you have any questions or you’re interested in a free trial of the product, email

Why use Research Right?

  • Builds students' confidence and independence
  • Theory is broken down into clear, simple topics, with practical examples 
  • Interactive exercises reinforce learning and build hands-on skills in analyzing data
  • FAQs provide curated, relevant answers when students need them
  • End-of-topic tests help students and instructors to see progress

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What we cover

Introducing Psychological Research

Introducing psychological research

Introduces the key foundational concepts of research methods, their importance and application in psychology, and the stages of the research methods process.

Quantitative Methods

Quantitative methods

Covers the principles and applications of quantitative methods in psychological research, and builds confidence in evaluating quantitative studies.

Qualitative Methods

Qualitative methods

Explores the fundamentals and applications of qualitative research methods and the key qualitative approaches.



Covers everything from basic maths revision and descriptive statistics to inferential tests (from simple to commonly taught advanced tests), and supports the learning of doing statistical tests using software (StatsCloud, jamovi and SPSS) and how to evaluate the results.

Critical Analysis and Debates

Critical analysis and debates (Coming September 2024)

Provides guidance on how to critically evaluate research, and covers key topical issues and debates in psychological research.

Research project

Research project (Coming September 2024)

Practical tools and guidance for carrying out group and individual research projects, as well as dissertations.

Frequently asked questions

Here are some FAQs about Research Right. If your question is not answered below, please feel free to contact us at

We quote prices individually for each institution. Pricing is dependent on the number of students needing access. We are happy to send you a quote for an annual subscription tailored to the situation in your institution. Asking for a quote is free and does not commit you in any way.

Research Right is available for institutional subscription. Please contact us at if you are interested in finding out more. We'll be happy to let you know if colleagues at your institution have already been in touch.

Unfortunately, Research Right is not currently available for individuals to purchase. If you're a student who would like to use the site, please email your librarian or head of department and ask them to get in touch with us.

Research Right is available for institutional subscription so all staff and students are able to access it, on campus and remotely. Access can be set up through Shibboleth or a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment).

Yes, it can be accessed via a browser across different mobile devices and computers.

Yes, it’s been developed in line with W3C guidelines for accessibility, and content can be accessed using a screen reader and keyboard navigation if required.