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New Report Calls for £470m Increase in UK’s Social Science and Innovation Budget

SAGE, a leading independent academic publisher (and the parent of Methodspace), and strong advocate for the social sciences, has published a major new report, written by the Campaign for Social Sciences (CfSS) highlighting the value of social sciences to the UK economy and society.

The Business of People: The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade calls for at least a 10 per cent increase in…

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Posted by SAGE Publications on February 24, 2015 at 15:54

Share for Citation of published Papers

What are the good websites to share the published papers?

As far as I know, Academia, Researchgate  are good websites to share the work. Do you know any other web sites ?

 

 https://www.academia.edu/9805623/A_new_geotechnical_method_for_natural_slope_exploration.

Posted by Rasika Athapaththu on February 10, 2015 at 9:45

Learn how to embrace social media

 

***Read the event blog here***

Should social science researchers embrace social media and, if we do, what are the implications for our methods and practice?

We know that social media tools are increasingly being used to as part of the social sciences. The nature of these tools means that it is a fast changing environment, with new practices emerging all the time. Despite this, there is limited interaction between practitioners or synthesis of different methods. There are also few opportunities to reflect on the implications of social media tools for our subjects of study, methods and ethics. Our network of methodological innovation brings together academics, researchers and research stakeholders in a community of practice with members drawn from the cutting-edge of academia, market research and applied social research.

The network is led by NatCen Social Research, SAGE and the Oxford Internet Institute, and funded by the NCRM. It’s hosted over several different platforms, including Methodspace, Blogspot, Twitter and YouTube, and will run over 12 months.

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Bias in academic research work

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Bias in academic research work

I have devoted most of my professional life to both industrial and academic research work. Usually, we try to do our work in the best possible way.However, recent projects have called my attention towards unintentional bias in our daily work, assuming that we do not incur upon it intentionally.I have raised this question with my research mates in order to know their views and experiences, only to discover that delving into this subject is not welcome by most of them.So, allow me to take this…See More
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