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By Robert Dingwall | Published: February 12, 2017
The UK science policy establishment has been remarkably sanguine in the face of its government’s plans for Brexit, argues Robert Dingwall.
By Social Science Space | Published: February 10, 2017
In the hour-long recorded conversation with Social Science Space editor Michael Todd, COSSA's Wendy Naus discusses what individual social science scholars, students and their academic...
By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus | Published: February 7, 2017
With science on the defensive for the time being, and the the fear of retribution palpable, the long-standing question of whether scientists should ever become...
By Social Science Space | Published: February 6, 2017
With a large portion of social and behavioral science basic research paid for by the United States government, how the funding process works and who...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: February 2, 2017
In the wake of the Brexit vote, our Daniel Nehring insists, academia’s arguments in favor of an open society have remained surprisingly weak.
By Jason Lane | Published: January 31, 2017
What might Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven countries mean for the U.S. role in international education? And will it undermine the use of...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: January 25, 2017
The rush to publish a revised Common Rule for federally funded human research in the United States has created a flawed regulatory regime, says Robert...
By Nathan Emmerich | Published: January 10, 2017
Several recent high-profile incidents suggest that the confidentiality promises routinely made by social scientists have little in the way of legal support.
By Darren Curnoe | Published: January 5, 2017
There is a clear consensus among anthropologists that races aren’t real, that they don’t reflect biological reality, and that most anthropologists don’t believe there is...