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Data in the News: The Race to Renewable Energy

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in this […]

Categories: Social Issues, Tools and Resources

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We Need New Ways to Measure Impact

During October SAGE MethodSpace focused on evaluation and other types of applied research. This post, originally published on LSE Impact, discusses the challenges associated with evaluating research in complex, controversial fields.

Categories: Evaluation, Impact, Research, Social Issues, Tools and Resources

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Using Statements and Testimonials to Corroborate Impact

  For October, SAGE MethodSpace will focus on evaluation and other types of applied research. Posts in the series and relevant posts from the archives will be found using this link.  This post, while discussed in the context of the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework, is relevant to anyone looking for ways to use testimonials […]

Categories: Dissemination, Evaluation, Research Skills, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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New Approach to Research Evaluation: Evaluative Inquiry

Academic evaluation regimes set up to quantify the quality of research, individual scholars, and institutions have been widely criticized for the detrimental effects they have on academic environments and on knowledge production itself. Max Fochler and Sarah de Rijcke recently called for a more exploratory, less standardized way of doing research evaluation, with the introduction of the concept of the evaluative inquiry.

Categories: Evaluation, Research, Research Skills, Tools and Resources

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