Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2011
    Tallinn University, Vice-Rector for Research

  • 1997 – 2004
    Tallinn Pedagogical University, field of study: educational sciences, degree: PhD, Estonia

  • 1998 – 1999
    University of Cambridge, School of Education, course: Educational Research, degree: MPhil, UK

  • 1993 – 1996
    Tallinn Pedagogical University, field of study: educational sciences (didactics of informatics), degree: MA, Estonia

  • 1988 – 1993
    Tallinn Pedagogical University, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Diploma: High school teacher of mathematics and informatics, Estonia

Selected publications

  • Donna M. Mertens, Patricia Bazeley, Lisa Bowleg, Nigel Fielding, Joseph Maxwell, José F. Molina-Azorin, Katrin Niglas (2016). Expanding Thinking Through a Kaleidoscopic Look Into the Future Implications of the Mixed Methods International Research Association’s Task Force Report on the Future of Mixed Methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 10 (3), 221−227

  • Mertens, Donna M.; Bazeley, Pat; Bowleg, Lisa; Nigel, Fielding; Maxwell, Joseph; Molina-Azorin, Jose F.; Niglas, Katrin (2016). The Future of Mixed Methods: A Five Year Projection to 2020. MMIRA koduleht; MMIRA

  • Eisenschmidt, E.; Niglas, K. (2014). Implementing a Design Research Approach and Facilitating Networking in the Process of Educational Change. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 8 (2), 221−232

  • Niglas, Katrin (2010). The multidimensional model of research methodology: An integrated set of continua. In: Tashakkori, A., Teddlie, C. (Ed.). Sage Handbook of Mixed Metods Research (215−236).. Sage Publications Ltd.

  • Niglas, K.; Kaipainen, M.; Kippar, J. (2008). Multi-perspective exploration as a tool for mixed methods research. In: M.M. Bergman (Ed.). Advances in Mixed Methods Research: Theories and Applications (172−187).. Sage Publications Ltd.

  • Niglas, Katrin (2008). How the novice researcher can make sense of mixed methods designs. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 1, 13−33

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Cross-Border Educational Innovation thru Technology-Enhanced Research (1.07.2015−30.06.2020)", Tobias Ley, Tallinn University, Tallinn University, Institute of Educational Sciences

  • "Teachers' professionality and professionalism in changing context (1.01.2014−31.12.2019)", Ivor Goodson, Tallinn University, School of Educational Sciences

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the editorial board for Journal of Mixed Methods Research

  • Member of the editorial board for International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches

  • Member of the editorial board for International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher EducationCouncil member of the Estonian Statistical Society


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