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Academic Labor: An Appreciation

Let’s pause this Labor Day to acknowledge and recognize academic labor. Labor Day was made a Federal holiday in the United States in 1894. Labor Day is observed on the same September Monday in Canada, and at other times of the year across the world. It was originally a celebration of the power of organized […]

Categories: Careers, Editorial, Ethics, Presenting, Research, Research Skills, Reviewing, Supervising research, Teaching


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Research for Social Good Means Addressing Scientific Misconduct

Research for Social Good was a MethodSpace focus for October. We explored this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. While many researchers are dedicated to conducting ethical research and socially-beneficial studies, we see an ongoing parade of retractions and scandals related to mishandling and misrepresentation of data. Two well-publicized cases from Harvard University and […]

Categories: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Dissemination, Ethics, Focus Series, Research, Reviewing, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Writing

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Ignorance and Interdisciplinary Work: Field Notes from the Social Science Foo Camp

The first-ever “Social Science FOO Camp” was held a couple weeks ago at the Facebook headquarters in California. What’s a Social Science Foo Camp? According to Tom Kecskemethy, director of the AAPSS, “its a hard-to-describe ‘un-conference,’ for the uninitiated.” Follow Tom in this post as he shares his perspective on the FOO camp and explains what he learned.

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Reading to Evaluate Research

“I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.” ― John Adams As modern researchers we can resonate with Adams’ 1841 comment. The more we read, the more we need to read in order to make sense of the empirical basis of studies and the […]

Categories: Editorial, Mixed, Qualitative, Quantitative, Reviewing, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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