The overall objective of these methods is to gain information and insights by talking to research participants. This can range from fully structured interviews that follow a strict schedule to very open-ended conversations.
Ethnography is a branch of anthropology and the systematic study of individual cultures. Ethnography explores cultural phenomena from the point of view of the subject of the study.
Design research is research specifically undertaken to support the strategic design and development of products, services, and programs.
Behavioral research is a way to examine and understand individual and social behavior through measurement and interpretation.
Implementation research is the systematic study of methods that support the application of research findings and other evidence-based knowledge into policy and practice.