Apps in social research The use of mobile applications for data collection is becoming increasingly common in the social sciences. There are many examples of their use, such as mapping where people feel happy, Mappiness app, or where people feel unsafe, like the Fear of Crime Application and iExperience app. These tools allow social scientists to tap into people’s experiences […]

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The use of mobile applications for data collection is becoming increasingly common in the social sciences. There are many examples of their use, such as mapping where people feel happy, Mappiness app, or where people feel unsafe, like the Fear of Crime Application and iExperience app. These tools allow social scientists to tap into people’s experiences as and when they […]

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The opioid crisis has dominated the U.S. news cycle for the past decade and in 2017 there were c. 50,000 opioid related deaths with no sign that the number of death will begin to decrease any time soon. Here Diana Almen helps interpret the data.

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If you saw the Research with Pictures & Stories webinar, you were probably intrigued by Dr. Melissa Nolas ethnographic research with children. A new grant will expand the online archive of children’s photos.

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Simple but powerful, bar graphs are one of the most common charts used to compare categorical data, which are data that can be grouped into categories like race and sex. Here Diana gives some tips for making the perfect Bar graph.

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