Free online course materials

The Guardian published an interesting article about free online course materials available and the potential long-terms effects of these on the university system… http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/nov/10/web-technology-degree-future-online Take a look at what’s available now – it’s incredible! This is what the Guardian article above says: “OpenCourseWare Consortium, a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and other […]

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Using text analysis of unstructured data to provide real insights

Share of wallet is key metric for most businesses and grocery retailers are no exception. We recently completed a national study of grocery customers to understand their relationship strength to grocery stores they shop at leat occasionally. (see earlier posts on some of those key findings). Digging a bit deeper we found that having a […]

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Grounded Theory Online.

I am chuffed as buttons to have launched www.groundedtheoryonline.com last Friday from Los Angeles airport, California (though am now back in my office/cupboard in deepest West Sussex). Through the site, Fellows of the Grounded Theory Institute – with the endorsement of Barney Glaser and the Institute – offer methodological support to post doc researchers, supervisors, […]

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New programme for Courses in Applied Social Surveys (CASS) is out!!

The new CASS short course programme for 2009/10 is now out and includes courses on: Survey Data Analysis I: Introducing Descriptive and Inferential Statistics (by Dr Gabriele Durrant) Survey Data Analysis II: Introduction to Linear Regression Modelling (by OIga Maslovkaya) Methods for Missing Data: Multiple Imputation and Inverse Probability Weighting (by Dr James Carpenter) Essentials […]

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British Sociological Association 2010 Annual Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS The British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2010 Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th April 2010 Glasgow Caledonian University The British Sociological Association invites submissions to its 2010 Annual Conference. The 2010 Annual Conference follows the successful new format introduced in 2009. Participants can present on topics they wish within broad streams (and open […]

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All research should be OPEN!!!!

weknowmore.org adopts the ‘open research’ ideology, which results into an open access policy. Open research is research, conducted in the spirit of free and open source software. The central theme of open research is to make clear accounts of the methodology, along with data and results extracted therefrom, freely available via the internet. This permits […]

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What”s in a name?

We’ve been scratching our heads over what to call our product as some of the team is getting excited about beginning to pull together marketing material. So many things to take into account: – it really has to last for ever – should we have a transparant name, or a symbolic one? – taking into […]

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