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By Social Science Space | Published: April 15, 2014
Scholarly knowledge is under threat, and that's both good and dire, argued panelists at a recent discussion in Vienna.
By Christopher Meyers | Published: April 9, 2014
Scholars are increasingly expected to consider the wider public, but with little to negative promotion incentive. Christopher Meyers finds much of what academics do does...
By Sense About Science | Published: April 8, 2014
Sense About Science has teamed up with NHS Choices Behind the Headlines to help people better understand the science behind health claims and to connect...
By Erinma Ochu | Published: February 28, 2014
Citizen social science calls on experts and the public to re-evaluate their roles in addressing social problems. Erinma Ochu, a social neuroscientist, elucidates the opportunities...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: February 14, 2014
A new project from the British Academy sets down the calculator in the latest attempt to tot up the value of the social sciences and...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: December 7, 2013
In academia, elitism seems to be taking root, and privilege seems to matter more and more. Daniel Nehring discusses the consequences.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: October 15, 2013
Back in the summer, John Holmwood, the current BSA President, sent me an email about impact and research ethics. Various contingencies have got in the...