The Oceania Chapter of the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA) just concluded its biennial regional conference [staged virtually]. A team from UST RCSSED led by Research Associate Dr. Clarence Batan presented its mixed methods experience in implementing the five-year ‘National Catechetical Study: PARI 2021″ project.

MMIRA is the global association of mixed methods researchers, from across various disciplines. The MMIRA-Oceania chapter [] covers Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific islands and some Southeast Asian countries found in the Pacific Ocean, like the Philippines.