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By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: May 22, 2013
In June we will launch the latest Making the Case for the Social Sciences booklet, which highlights important recent longitudinal research into education, health and other social issues.
By SAGE | Published: April 22, 2013
A Congressional briefing in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center: Legislators, advocates and businesses depend on data to do their work. Much of this comes from federally sponsored surveys such as the American Community Survey and the National Survey of Child Health. But in this busy day and age, people are no longer answering their home [...]
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: January 10, 2013
The Academy of Social Sciences is working to articulate the value of social science research to society, the wider economy and policymaking itself, in anticipation of government decisions on spending on research in the UK.
By SAGE | Published: December 4, 2012
We would like to invite early career researchers to take part in a focus group to look at how scholars assign trust and authority to the information sources they choose, use, and cite. The focus group will consist of early career researchers and will be conducted by researchers from CIBER, for a project funded by [...]
By Simon Ball | Published: October 24, 2012
Simon Ball, Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Glasgow, discusses the dangers of Gold Route OA to the Humanities and scholarship in general.
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: October 23, 2012
The Campaign for Social Science will hold its latest roadshows in the next few weeks.
By Robert Davies | Published: October 10, 2012
Public event at The British Library, 13th November 2013, 6.30pm – 8pm, £7.50 or £5 (concessions) Our Myths and Realities series looks at significant public and social issues, challenging some of the common myths and assumptions we make and shows the role social science plays in explaining and understanding our social world and our perceptions [...]
By SAGE | Published: September 28, 2012
Bookings are now open for a two-day Conference organised by the Academy of Social Sciences and kindly sponsored by the THE, Routledge, Wiley Blackwell and SAGE to look at the implementation of the recommendations of the Finch Review for Open Access publishing in the UK. Find out more
By SAGE | Published: July 13, 2012
A New Beginner’s Guide from Sense About Science