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Want to Generate Impact? Get Creative.

… For researchers, this matters more than one thinks because funders are increasingly looking for a real return on their research dollars, euros and pounds. For example, the Ford Foundation, the second largest in the US, expects grantees to “achieve the greatest possible impact”; EU Horizon 2020 Proof of Concept grant applicants must outline the economic and/or societal impact expected from the project; and the UK’s REF, in assessing applications, gives a 25 percent weighting to the ‘reach and significance’ of impact. But what is impact and how can you generate it?

Categories: Impact, Research, Tools and Resources

Tags: Data Visualization, Impact, LSE Impact, Research Impact, Sharing Research, Tips

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Remedying the Disconnect Between Research and Practice

Even when scholars communicate broadly about results, under the traditional model, researchers still drive the research agenda with nobody riding shotgun. Some education researchers are challenging this traditional model by putting education practitioners in the driver’s seat. Following the Consortium on Chicago School Research prototype, US universities and research organizations are increasingly forming research-practice partnerships (RPPs) with local and state education agencies.

Categories: Impact, Research, Tools and Resources

Tags: Collaboration, LSE Impact, practice, Research Impact, scholar-practitioners, Sharing Research

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Academic Writing for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We will dig into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Researching and writing are complementary activities. It is hard to be engaged with research without writing– whether we are scribbling reflections in a research journal, or generating a book, chapter, […]

Categories: Academic Writing Month, Dissemination, Instruction, Other, Research, Research Skills, Teaching, Writing and Editing

Tags: Janet Salmons, Sharing Research, Social Good

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Covert Research & Consent: Winning Paper

“Reconsidering the Value of Covert Research: The Role of Ambiguous Consent in Participant Observation”  (Roulet, Gill, Stenger, & Gill, 2017) will be awarded best paper for 2017 by the Academy of Management Research Methods division. The study was published in the SAGE journal, Organizational Research Methods, and is open access through this link. This thought-provoking […]

Categories: Other, Research, Research Ethics

Tags: Data Collection, Janet Salmons, Publishing, Sharing Research

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Highlights & Papers: International Conference on Social Media and Society

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. Today we will pay a virtual visit to the 2018 International Conference on Social Media and Society was held in […]

Categories: Big Data, Mixed, Other, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Research Methods, Tools and Resources

Tags: e-festivals, Open Access, Sharing Research, Social Media

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RMF Highlight: How to read and write critically

The Economic and Social Research Center is hosting the biennial Research Methods Festival at the University of Bath this week. If you aren’t able to attend in person, enjoy this series of posts. Today Mike Wallace and Alison Wray presented a session titled: “How to read and write critically.” Wallace and Wray are authors of […]

Categories: Instruction, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Writing and Editing

Tags: e-festivals, Sharing Research

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Renew, Refresh, Reboot, Restart Your Academic Writing

Do any of these complaints sound familiar? (Use the comment area to add your own!) I can’t remember where I wanted to go with this article! My literature is out of date! I don’t have library access so I can’t get new articles! I’ve changed my career goals, and now I don’t want to work […]

Categories: Instruction, Other, Publishing, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Writing and Editing

Tags: Blogs, Books, Janet Salmons, Journals, Literature, Publishing, Sharing Research, Writing

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Universities Network for Climate Capacity: New Way for Researchers to Work with the UN

SAGE MethodSpace is a place where you can learn about trends in research, and ways research can contribute to a better world. Over the next couple of weeks, while the United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference is underway, we will be sharing news about researchers who are contributing to this important event. Register on MethodSpace […]

Categories: Dissemination, Impact, Instruction, Other, Teaching, Tools and Resources

Tags: Environment, Janet Salmons, Sharing Research

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Journal Spotlight: Management Learning

  Management is relevant beyond business; learning continues beyond student life. The Management Learning journal offers scholarship that extends beyond the typical research articles about challenges and strategies associated with running a business. Recent articles cover diverse topics of contemporary interest such as entrepreneurship, ethics, sustainability, pedagogy, and culture. In this editorial, Emma Bell and Todd […]

Categories: Instruction, Other, Publishing, Research Ethics

Tags: Janet Salmons, Journals, Publishing, Sharing Research

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Journal Spotlight: Business & Society

April is a good time to explore SAGE journals you may not have had a chance to read. Log in here to browse and download articles. (See related post for search and navigation tips on the journal hub.) During this open-access month I will be highlighting some of my favorite SAGE journals, starting with Business & Society. […]

Categories: Other, Research, Research Ethics

Tags: Ethics, Janet Salmons, Journals, Open Access, SAGE Journals, Sharing Research

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