FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series on Research Methods IIOn December 19, Dr. Nil Åžatana (IR) gave a talk on quantitative research techniques in social sciences as a part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series. Dr. Åžatanaâ€™s presentation covered the importance of statistics both in our daily lives and in our academic studies. During her presentation, Dr. Åžatana touched upon different research methods using statistics, and explained different types of statistics. Dr. Åžatana also explained the objective of quantitative methods and the steps that the researcher should follow to gain data through quantitative techniques. Dr. Åžatana finalized her presentation by discussing how she utilized quantitative methods in her own work on relationship between religion and terrorism. The discussion continued with a rigorous question and answer session.