FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series on Research Methods IIOn December 19, Dr. Nil ┼×atana (IR) gave a talk on quantitative research techniques in social sciences as a part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series. Dr. ┼×atanaÔÇÖs presentation covered the importance of statistics both in our daily lives and in our academic studies. During her presentation, Dr. ┼×atana touched upon different research methods using statistics, and explained different types of statistics. Dr. ┼×atana also explained the objective of quantitative methods and the steps that the researcher should follow to gain data through quantitative techniques. Dr. ┼×atana 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.