Remembering Nayeche and the Gray Bull Engiro (book review)

Remembering Nayeche and the Gray Bull Engiro: African Storytellers of the Karamoja Plateau and the Plains of Turkana. By Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler. 2014. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 365 pages. ISBN: 9781442626317 (soft cover). Reviewed by Assefa Dibaba, Indiana University(atdibaba@umail.iu.edu). [Word count: 1028 words] Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler’s seminal work, Remembering Nayeche and the Gray Bull Engiro, is an […]

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UK Data Service: Data driven research – Access, analyse, evidence

10 December 2014 London School of Economics This free half-day workshop offers an introduction to the data, resources and support available from the UK Data Service. The workshop is aimed at researchers in the social sciences and related disciplines, research methods teachers and librarians who wish to learn more about the resources and support offered […]

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Healthcare researchers face unique challenges when using qualitative methods

by Jane Edwards, PhD http://creativityinpractice.blogspot.com.au/   Healthcare researchers sometimes avoid the complexity of the histories and traditions of different methods by using the term ‘qualitative research’ for their method rather than a specific method. It is still possible to find papers in journals where the method is not specified, or a method is specified but not the particular approach […]

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Free tips, resources, and exercises from SAGE’s Success in Research Series

View the resources here SAGE has pulled together some tips, exercises and resources covering a number of key areas of professional and research development: presenting research, developing research proposals, developing transferable skills, publishing journal articles, achieving impact in research, and teaching in higher education.   The free resources are: The week of your presentation event […]

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Qualitative Data Analysis Software Resource Centre

If you’re a student or researcher embarking on qualitative research, chances are you’ll be looking to use software and digital tools to support you. In their exiting new Qualitative Data Analysis Software Resource Centre SAGE has rounded up free, open-access content from a range of SAGE books to provide you with a bank of resources […]

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Big Data: No Free Lunch for Protecting Privacy

The past and future collided last year for the International Year of Statistics, when six professional organizations celebrated the multifaceted role of statistics in contemporary society to raise public awareness of statistics, and to promote thinking about the future of the discipline. The past came in the form of the 300th anniversary of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars […]

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