Grants Offered Computational Social Science Software Developers

A grant program that provides early stage funding for innovative software ideas that support social science researchers working with big data and new technology is now accepting applications. The first Concept Grants from SAGE Ocean – an initiative from SAGE Publishing to support computational social science — were awarded in March. The three awardees were […]

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Bullying: Bad for People, Bad for Scholarship

Bullying in the academic workplace keeps coming up in conversations with faculty and graduate students. I’ve discovered a new term for the safe spaces where people reveal such confidences: hush harbors (Nunley 2011). I would like to think that a commitment to higher education translates into a commitment to acting from a higher calling, but […]

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Data Management Resources – #MonthlyMethods July Roundup

This month’s #MonthlyMethods open resources were all about Data Management.  From data collection, sharing, resuing, analysis, and storage, there is a lot to learn about when it comes to data management for research. While these resources were only available throughout the month of July on Twitter, we are providing special access for one extra month […]

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Learn Data Science Methods That Will Enhance Your Research

We’re pleased to announce that we are launching new courses for the summer. Our latest data science courses are a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about computational social science methods and working with big data. You will learn about data science methods, ethics and tools and learn how to code. To celebrate the coming […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 24

This month’s Big Data Newsletter highlights the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science, held at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Keynote speakers included Duncan Watts from Microsoft addressing contagion on social networks, David Lazer from Northeastern University on “The Future(s) of Computational Social Science,” and conference closer Lada Adamic from Facebook on […]

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Ethics Books & Resources

 Looking for books and chapters, videos, case studies and articles about ethics? See this collection of resources about research ethics. You can also access a wide array of resources electronically on SAGE Research Methods, as described in this post. If you are planning to attend the Academy of Management’s annual conference, look for these and other […]

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Scholarship & Exchange: e/merge Africa

e have become accustomed to jumping across geographic boundaries via the Internet to interact with colleagues. Once in awhile we have an opportunity to jump into a deep and rich exchange, as illustrated by the recent online conference, the e/merge 2018 Festival of e-Learning from the e/merge Africa professional development network. (Find excerpts and links in […]

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Poetics & Our Identities as Scholars

reative and arts-based methods invite us to think differently about the ways we design and carry out studies, present and share findings. Dr. Ann Cunliffe asks us to take a different kind of creative look: at ourselves as scholars, at our purpose for conducting research, and by extension, at our careers. Ann doesn’t advocate self-absorbed […]

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Covert Research & Consent: Winning Paper

“Reconsidering the Value of Covert Research: The Role of Ambiguous Consent in Participant Observation”  (Roulet, Gill, Stenger, & Gill, 2017) will be awarded best paper for 2017 by the Academy of Management Research Methods division. The study was published in the SAGE journal, Organizational Research Methods, and is open access through this link. This thought-provoking […]

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Ethics Resources on SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a subscription-based academic library service. It contains an extensive collection of SAGE e-books, chapter, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets. If you do not have access through your institution, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Learn more about how to navigate and use this feature here. SAGE Research Methods invites users […]

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