Started May 31, 2012
Started this discussion. Last reply by Katie Metzler Apr 26, 2012.
On Monday, I attended an excellent conference at the British Academy on Quantitative Skills, with a focus on international comparisons. The main question posed by the conference was, ‘How well trained are UK social science students in quantitative skills?’ The resounding answer was ‘Not very well’!
The conference examined some of the reasons for this, starting with secondary education. In a survey of 24 countries, England, Wales and Northern Ireland were the only…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2012 at 15:15
The ESRC has announced their 'new national network of 21 Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs)' which will deliver funded postgraduate training. ESRC DTCs.
What impact do people think this will have on methods training at instutions not on this list? Are there surprises on this list?
Would be really interested to hear peoples'…Continue
Posted on January 26, 2011 at 16:30
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