Archived Webinar: How to Turn Researchers into Research Managers

Let’s deal with the bad news about becoming a research manager first. Research management is hampered by the old-fashioned approaches taken by many universities, great researchers don’t necessarily translate into great manages, and there’s not a lot of outside resources  to help prospective managers excel. But there is hope! That was the message presented by Robert […]

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Workshop: Introduction to the British Social Attitudes Survey, 21 September 2016, London

This free full-day workshop will introduce the British Social Attitudes survey, a nationally representative survey commissioned by the UK government that collects information about people’s attitudes and opinions to living in the UK. The BSA interviews around 3,000 people and has run most years since 1983. The data are collected by NatCen Social Research. The […]

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How Can Librarians Help Teach Research Methods ?

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Connection blog. *** How can librarians better support faculty who teach research methods? What materials do students look for in their libraries? Sharlene Hesse-Biber, a celebrated research methods author and faculty member at Boston College, sought out the answers to these questions by working closely with her library […]

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Workshop: Hands on with Data – the why and how of getting students using data, 28 September 2016, University of Manchester

This free half-day workshop is aimed at early career researchers, lecturers and university teachers of all levels who teach quantitative methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students within the social sciences. The workshop is also aimed at stakeholders as well as those working in developing quantitative resources within data services’. Data is at the heart of […]

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