Surveys vs. Polls

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: Data Collection, Evaluation, Mixed, Quantitative, Uncategorised

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Transforming Indigenous / Non-Indigenous Research Partnerships: A Comic for Researchers

This February MethodSpace will focus on Indigenous and Intercultural Research. A Comic With a Message A cross-cultural group of researchers is developing a set of resources “to support Indigenous and non-indigenous researchers planning research collaborations to think about their methods, assumptions and behaviours.”  Dr. Deborah McGregor, a panelist for the upcoming MethodSpace Live webinar, is […]

Categories: Comics, Focus Series, Indigenous Methods, Research Skills

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Science is Shifting Toward Collaboration. So Why Don’t We Teach More Collaboration?

The way that science is done is changing. More and more, research is conducted in collaborative teams, pulling together scientists from a variety of areas of experience and geographic locations. This is particularly true in environmental sciences, where the types of complex, multifaceted issues faced by society can only be addressed by bringing together researchers with multiple perspectives. Across a wide range of fields, there is evidence that multi-authored research is more highly cited, suggesting that this shift in the culture of science is producing novel and exciting results…

Categories: Research, Research Skills, Roles, Students, Supervising research, Teaching

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