By Michael Todd, Editor of Methodspace
It’s a safe bet that any academics wanting to study problem gambling are going to have a hard time getting their subjects to deal candidly with them. But the advent of online gambling creates the potential for an excellent natural experiment into a gambler’s behavior – if only you can get the data and then develop innovative methods to analyze the information.
In this, the first of monthly…Continue
Posted by SAGE Publications on February 11, 2016 at 14:00
The UK Data Service is holding a webinar on diet and obesity in children as part of a series showcasing research using…Continue
Posted by Helen Johnson on February 10, 2016 at 16:31
The UK Data Service is exploring ways of citing data ranging from study level, to subsets of data, to paragraphs of text.
The UK Data Service produces citations for each of our data catalogue records held within Discover, our on-line tool used to search and browse our data collections . Each citation includes a persistent identifier, created via DataCite, to give a unique access code to assign to the data. Citations…Continue
Posted by Helen Johnson on February 8, 2016 at 15:22
Posted by Journal of Humanities and Cultur on February 5, 2016 at 8:16
***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.
Started by Kim Zachon in Methodspace discussion Jan 26.
Added by SAGE Publications on February 11, 2016
Webinar: Exploring diet and obesity in children using geodemographic classifications, Online 14.00 - 15.00 GMT, 6 April 2016
Added by Helen Johnson on February 10, 2016
Added by Journal of Humanities and Cultur on February 5, 2016