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By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 15, 2014
No one expected Tamiflu to be a wonder drug, but indications are that it's moderately useful in fighting a serious public health threat. But that...
By Niall Sclater | Published: February 26, 2014
Where should we draw the line between normal data gathering about university students--with the intent of helping them, of course--and outright intrusiveness?
By American Academy of Political and Social Science | Published: May 7, 2013
Survey researchers are increasingly unable to get people to respond to surveys. This is a real worry because nonresponse can lead to biased research and...
By Pat Thompson | Published: April 15, 2013
Recently I’ve seen a lot of hero/heroine narratives. They now seem to be popping up in research impact plans and claims about impact.
By David Canter | Published: February 15, 2013
Recent publications have encouraged me not to keep quiet about this any longer. Now is the time to explain why I find the term ‘profiling’...
By Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson | Published: January 8, 2013
Study finds boredom is a key experience in daily life in secure care and young people deal with their boredom through the generation of risk-taking...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: October 17, 2012
Much of the debate on Open Access has concentrated on the shift from a subscription model that opens access for authors, while restricting access for...