Search Results for Category: Social Issues

Social Media Research, Then and Now

The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods was published in 2016. Naturally, the research underpinnings for this excellent volume were generated several years prior to publication. Since then, we’ve seen scandals associated with social media and the Brexit vote, 2016 US election, hacked personal data from financial institutions, as well as policy changes including […]

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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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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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e/merge Africa: Festival Highlight about Online Collaboration

In this series of posts we are sharing resources and ideas presented at summer festivals. Can’t fly around the world to attend? No worries–  MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. The first, the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Methods Festival occurred July 3-5. Researchers gathered for a face-to-face conference […]

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Access Leading Research on Gender Equality

Gender equality is identified by the United Nations as a fundamental human right, and is one of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. In recognition of this important goal, SAGE Journals is making access to this collection of articles about gender equality free through July 31, 2018. Gender inequalities affect health, economic welfare, and well-being at […]

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Change-Maker Interview: Lynn Wilson & UNCC

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Capacity (UNCC). This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from the […]

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Social Science & Future Climate Research

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from the conference. […]

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Gender Equality & Climate Change

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from […]

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. You are not alone if you have missed news on […]

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Be an armchair participant in the Bonn Climate Change Conference

The Bonn Climate Change Conference is now underway. While MethodSpace will focus attention on the launch of the Universities Network on Climate Capacity (UNCC), there are lots of other events and materials that might be of interest to researchers and educators. Of course, any event or activity of this scale can be overwhelming. The number of acronyms alone can intimidate the most intrepid […]

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